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How US law schools manipulate placement figures for higher rankings

The Economist reports how some US law schools, such as the University of Virginia (UVA) and George Washington University, have managed to boost their placement statistics to up to 97.5 per cent, despite a continuing terrible economy for US law graduates. The secret, apparently, is that the law schools pay graduates a salary to work in NGOs or the like, boosting their rank in US News' law school league tables [The Economist (porous paywall)]

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