New Findings from the 'After the JD' Study Now Available
The NALP Foundation, NALP and the American Bar Foundation are excited to share the data from the third wave of the most important and comprehensive study of legal career pathways in history. After the JD III: Third Results from a National Study of Legal Careers provides an overview of findings from wave three of data collection with analysis and comparisons of results from the prior two waves of the study. The findings included in this publication offer an examination of the careers of over 4,000 bar passers of the class of 2000 and the factors that influenced their career choices, pathways and satisfaction
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The 2014 recipients of the Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science were in residence at the American Bar Foundation until August 1, 2014. During their stay, the fellows were introduced to careers in law and social science through meetings with ABF faculty and affiliates and various field visits to Chicago-area law institutions. Each fellow worked closely with a faculty mentor on a research project.
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