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Friday, August 19, 2022

The Number Of Aspiring Law Professors Falls -17% From 2021, -59% From 2020; The Lowest Since At Least 1992

Sarah Lawsky (Northwestern), Number of FAR Forms in First Distribution Over Time - 2022:

Lawsky

Brian Leiter (Chicago), The First FAR Is Out ...:

This is an all-time low since I've been in law teaching (1993). ... In the 1990s, it was not uncommon for there to be 1,000 applicants in the first FAR.

Update:  ABA Journal, Fewer People Are Interested in Becoming Law Professors, New Data Shows

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2022/08/the-number-of-aspiring-law-professors-falls-17-from-2021-59-from-2020-the-lowest-since-at-least-1992.html

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