I usually wait until the end of the year to make predictions about the legal profession. Though it’s only May, I already see some ominous signs. Not to be alarmist but here are some recent developments that portend the profession is going to hell.

The ABA is opening the floodgates. Yes, even your dog can apply to law school—and get in! It’s official, the American Bar Association is poised to allow law schools to use GREs in lieu of the LSAT. The change “will pave the way for schools nationwide to more easily use the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and other tests,” reports Law.com’s Leigh Jones. (Query: What “other” tests—the ones for competitive high schools?)

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