Wednesday, December 11, 2013
LSAC, Three-Year ABA Volume Comparison:
As of 12/06/13, there are 90,032 Fall 2014 applications submitted by 14,171 applicants. Applicants are down 13.6% and applications are down 15.7% from 2013. ...
Paul Campos (Colorado), Law School Applications Continue Their Steep Decline:
A first year class of 35,000 next fall (and note this is at the optimistic end of estimates given the analysis above) would mean that the total national enrollment over the previous three years will have been around 119,000, as compared to 153,700 from 2008-2010, i.e., there will be 22.6% fewer law students than there were four years earlier, despite a radical decline in admissions standards.
Update: Matt Leichter, Week 49: 51,300 Applicants Projected for 2014: