Positive Signs for New Public Law School
- Law Partners
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- Washington U. law school to offer fully online degree
- Law school makes applicants a 24-hour offer
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The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth faced considerable skepticism when it agreed to take over a private law school -- the Southern New England School of Law -- with many questioning why a state with no obvious shortage of law schools needed to invest public dollars in one. But demand has been strong. The Boston Globe reported that applications and first-year enrollment projections are both double what they were a year ago, with entering student credentials (as measured by grades and test scores) also on the rise.