The number of first-year law students nationwide increased this fall—albeit slightly—for the first time since 2010, when word of a bleak entry-level job market and skyrocketing tuition turned off many potential applicants.

Some 36 additional law students showed up on American Bar Association-accredited campuses this year, for a total of 37,107, meaning new enrollment was essentially flat.

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