The number of applicants to American Bar Association-accredited law schools declined by about 8 percent this year, dashing hopes for a reversal in a four-year downward trend.
Applicants have fallen by more than 37 percent since 2010, according to figures from the Law School Admission Council, offering further proof that plenty of would-be lawyers now view a law degree as a risky investment.
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