News and culture through the lens of Southern California.
Hosted by A Martínez
Airs Weekdays 9 to 10 a.m.

Loyola Law School reduces incoming class size after alumni job complaints




Image of the Loyola Law School campus.
Image of the Loyola Law School campus.
Brandon Shigeta/Flickr

Listen to story

05:06
Download this story 2.0MB

Classes begin at Loyola Law school this week, but this year there are about 20 fewer students than usual. Loyola decided to reduce the size of its incoming class after alumni complained that they couldn't find jobs.

The school is not alone. A survey by Kaplan Test Prep found that 51 percent of law schools have reduced their incoming classes.

For more on this trend and what it means for the future of law, we're joined now by Jordan Weissman, who wrote about this for The Atlantic.