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Law School Academic Issues


Within this guide, you will find links to news stories, journal articles, legal blog posts, and new books about current popular topics relevant to law school academic issues. Please follow the tabs above and links contained therein to view the various sources.

The Library is currently tracking information related to the new Yale Ph.D. in Law, the present state and future of the legal job market, curricular issues, law school enrollment, and law school rankings. We will continue to add topics and resources as they develop.