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Late last month the ABA released employment data for the law school graduating class of 2012. While much of the commentary the data generated focused on the paltry 56 percent of graduates working full-time in "employed bar passage required" jobs, one significant change has so far gone unnoticed: For the first time in three years, the ABA was able to provide complete employment data for all three of Puerto Rico’s nationally accredited law schools. The results are shocking: A scant 9 percent of the three schools’ graduates were employed full-time, long-term in bar passage–required positions. More than a third of those graduates were unemployed, and 14 percent couldn’t be reached.

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