Monday, February 25, 2013

Fourth Tier Toxic Superfund Site: Southern University Law Center


http://www.sulc.edu/departments/Finance/Tuition-Fees.html

Tuition: According to the trash pit, tuition for in-state, full-time students is “approximately $11,000 per year.” In addition, “Fees and tuition for out-of-state students are about $18,600 [annually].” Evidently, the rats are unable to provide exact figures.  In fact, the school does not even mention the specific school year, for these rates.

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/law-rankings/page+8

Ranking: Let’s take a look at the school’s reputation in the legal and academic communities. Pussy Bob Morse at US “News” & World Report rates SouTTTThern UniversiTTTTy Law CenTTTTer as a fourth tier trash heap. Of course, Morse now refers to this category as “Rank Not Published.“ What a prestigious and spectacular insTTTTiTTTTuTTTTion, huh?!?! By the way, of the SIX law schools located at historically black colleges and universities, only TTT Howard University managed to escape the fourth tier.

http://southern.lawschoolnumbers.com/

Employment Placement Rate: For $ome rea$on, the bitches and hags did not provide this data on the school’s web site. To find this information, we head to the Law School Numbers profile of this toilet. Under Employment, you will find the following:

“Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Southern University class of 2011 had an employment rate of 76% with 3% pursuing an additional degree.” [Emphasis mine]

Who doesn’t want to spend seven years in post-secondary education, for such anemic job prospects?!?! Remember, ABA-accredited diploma mills are permitted to include grads working as insurance adjusters, temp hag agency stiffs, and JD barristas in their employment “placement” rate. 

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/grad-debt-rankings/page+8

Supposed Average Law Student Indebtedness: US “News” lists the average law student indebtedness - for those members of the SouTTTThern UniversiTTTTy JD Class of 2011 who incurred debt for law school - as $22,138. In fact, 100 percent of this commode’s unfortunate 2011 class took on such toxic debt. Keep in mind that this figure does not include undergraduate debt. It also does not take accrued interest into account.

http://insidethelawschoolscam.blogspot.com/2012/07/more-on-schools-reporting-false-debt.html

As Paul Campos noted in his July 19, 2012 entry “More on schools reporting false debt numbers”:

“For the past three years, Rutgers-Camden and and Georgia State (at least)* have been reporting false information regarding total graduate debt to the ABA Section of Legal Education and US News & World Report. What these schools have done is to report the average debt incurred by their graduating students in the previous year, rather than the total average debt incurred over the course of law school by their graduates. This "mistake" understates the debt incurred by attending the school by a factor of roughly three.”

ABA-accredited diploma mills are beacons of honesty and integrity, right?!?! Take a look at the author’s concern about these debt figures:

“*The 2011 debt figures for Southern University, Texas Southern, and Barry also look extremely questionable, but I haven't looked specifically into the situation at these schools yet. Drexel has a very low number, but my understanding is that the school's entering class paid very little or no tuition, which may well explain their reported debt figure for the class of 2011.” [Emphasis mine]

http://www.sulc.edu/AboutSULC/MissState.html

TTTT Mission Statement: Check out this nonsense:

“The mission and tradition of the Law Center is to provide access and opportunity to a diverse group of students from underrepresented racial, ethnic, and socio-economic groups to obtain a high quality legal education with special emphasis on the Louisiana civil law. Additionally, our mission is to train a cadre of lawyers equipped with the skills necessary for the practice of law and for positions of leadership in society.” [Emphasis mine]

Apparently, the administrators and “professors” are unaware of the realities facing graduates from fourth tier trash pits. Simply “opening the doors” to disadvantaged or underrepresented groups - by admitting them into law school - does not mean that we will see many more of these low-income men and women practicing law, for a living. Again, law is a highly stratified field, i.e. you manage to become one of the relative few to enter Biglaw - or you end up working in non-law positions; performing doc review or engaging in toilet law.

Conclusion: Southern University Law Cesspool is a pathetic dung heap.  You do not need to piss away three years of your life - and incur additional NON-DISCHARGEABLE debt - for a mere chance to practice law. In the final analysis, “law professors” and deans do not give one damn about current and future students, or recent graduates. YOU are a mean$ to an end. The pigs and cockroaches need asses in seats, in order to grab gigantic bags of federally-backed student loan money! 

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Fourth Tier Excrement Pile North Carolina Central University School of Law: Extending Opportunities for Failure and Financial Ruin


http://www.nccu.edu/formsdocs/proxy.cfm?file_id=894

Tuition: In order to find this data, you need to head to the main university website. Scroll down to page 14, for law school tuition rates. The pigs felt the need to supply these figures, on a per-semester basis. The commode estimates that in-state, full-time law students will be charged a total of $11,949.82 in tuition and fees, for the 2013-2014 school year. Non-residents attending this trash pit full-time will face a projected bill of $28,877.82 – for 2013-2014.

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/law-rankings/page+7

Ranking: According to US “News” & World Report, NorTTTTh Carolina CenTTTTral Univer$iTTTTy Sewer of Law is rated in the magnificent, splendid fourth tier of U.S. law schools. Consider the following, for a moment: of the six law schools associated with historically black college$ and univer$itie$, only Howard cracked into the top, amazing three tiers. I profiled Texas Southern University on this blog, back on May 26, 2012. I re-checked the toilet’s ranking. It is still in the fourth tier.  The same applies to the UDC David A. Clarke Sewer of Law.  As those with an IQ above 70 are aware, a school’s reputation matters when you are looking for legal employment.  

http://law.nccu.edu/students/career-services/employment-information/

Employment Placement and Starting Salary Figures: Take a look at this silly nonsense, regarding post-graduate employment:

“The overall calculated employment rate for the Class of 2011 is 86%. This figure includes those students who are enrolled in LL.M. Programs (4%). These numbers are based upon a 93% response rate from the class of 2011.” [Emphasis mine]

Based on the statement above, the “placement” rate was 82 percent, for the Class of 2011 – since sitting on your ass, and incurring further student debt, in an LLM program does not constitute work. Also, it is convenient to ignore the grads who did not report their job status to the school. Then again, maybe those men and women were too embarrassed to supply their big-ass salaries to the commode, right?!?!

“Due to the new categories introduced in this year’s survey, we have a more detailed picture of what our graduates are doing in the business and industry sector of the economy. Approximately 12% of our graduates in this sector report employment as temporary attorneys; 15% of our graduates are engaged as temporary paralegals or law clerks through legal placement agencies. This is reported as employment in the business/industry sector under the National Association for Law Placement’s (NALP) guidelines.” [Emphasis mine]

Yes, those are incredible outcomes for debt-strapped law grads, huh?!?! After all, who the hell doesn’t want to become a doc review automaton?! Looking for key phrases in windowless basements sounds amazing, does it not? Perhaps, you would prefer to work in a temp hag agency.

Under Salary Information, you will note the following: only 23 percent of the 2011 graduating class bothered to report their income to the garbage heap! On that basis, the school lists an average salary of $53,389 – and a mean income of $46,200. Of course, these underwhelming figures would drop further, if the other grads’ data was included. Remember, successful law students and JDs love to brag about money. 

Do the math, people. Try paying off $90K-$120K in student loans, including debt from undergrad or other advanced degree programs, on a $50K salary. Then deduct health insurance premiums, federal and state income taxes, SSI, Medicare, etc. Imagine trying to get married, purchasing a home or starting a family on such wages. Now attempt this on a $35K-$40K salary. Even if you live in a rural area, you are going to have one hell of a time making a living under these circumstances.

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/grad-debt-rankings/page+7

Average Law Student Indebtedness: USN&WR lists the average law student indebtedness - for those members of the NCCU Law Class of 2011 who incurred debt for law school - as $70,120. By the way, 71 percent of this commode’s unfortunate 2011 class took on such toxic debt. In comparison to most ABA-accredited diploma mills, this figure is low. However, this is still a significant sum. Keep in mind that this figure does not include undergraduate debt. It also does not take accrued interest into account.

Conclusion: Avoid this pile of rotting waste, if you do not have OUTSTANDING family, business or political connections after graduating from college. In the final analysis, you will not be served well by incurring an additional $80K-$120K in NON-DISCHARGEABLE debt, for a TTTT law degree. Legal employers care about the caliber – or name brand – of an applicant’s alma mater.

If you attend this cesspool, then your future opportunities are limited – from the moment you walk through those doors to orientation. Critics point out that one’s future is determined by first semester law grades. Actually, if you enroll in a true laughingstock, then you are already screwed. Do you still have your little heart and mind set on law school, Lemming?!?!

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Fourth Tier Trash Pit Charleston School of Law is Targeting Young Minority Victims


Charleston Sewer of Law Holds its Annual Minority Law Day:

http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20130215/PC16/130219478

On February 15, 2013, the Post and Courier published a Diane Knich piece labeled “Charleston School of Law’s Minority Law Day inspires students to become lawyers.” Check out this opening:

“Military Magnet Academy counselor Dennis Muhammad wants students to know that they can have a career in law if that’s something that interests them.

Each year, the college access coordinator brings a group of students to Charleston School of Law’s Minority Law Day, hoping to get that message across to them. He’s certain the method is effective, because he was so inspired by the events that two years ago, he enrolled in law school. Muhammad, 42, works at the military school in North Charleston during the day and attends law school at night. 

Erica McDaniel, 29, who also is a second-year law student, said the event is for students 13 to 18 years old. Students who attend the daylong event will learn what it takes to prepare for and succeed in law school. They will participate in a mock trial, she said, “where they can practice their lawyering skills.” Space still is available for students, parents, and counselors who want to register, she said.

The event is meant to encourage more blacks and other minorities to pursue careers in law, a field in which they are underrepresented. According to published reports, about 10 percent of U.S. lawyers are minorities, and only about 4 percent are black.

Muhammad said that only 2 percent of lawyers in South Carolina are black. “We need more black lawyers so blacks and other minorities get justice,” he said.” [Emphasis mine]

This ABA-accredited trash heap is seeking to financially rape disadvantaged young people, under the guise of helping them.  How "honorable," huh?!?! Hell, you may start seeing law schools recruiting/manipulating fifth graders.

Minority Law Student Enrollment at South Carolina Law Schools:

http://www.law.sc.edu/admissions/2012-entering_class_profile.shtml

“FALL 2012 ENTERING CLASS PROFILE
213 FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS, SELECTED FROM AMONG 1,771 APPLICANTS
132 residents (62%)
123 men (57%)
91 women (43%)
40 minority students (19%) 
age range 20-46, with an average age of 24” [Emphasis mine]

http://www.charlestonlaw.edu/Prospective-Students/Class-of-2014-profile.aspx

The trash heap does not post a racial breakdown of its most recent entering class. If the minority enrollment numbers at Charle$TTTTon are anywhere similar to those of the University of South Carolina School of Law, then there is a large discrepancy between in-state, black law students and licensed South Carolina black lawyers.

According to magnet school counselor Dennis Muhammad, supposedly only two percent of all South Carolina attorneys are black. That should tell applicants, the state bar, and the local law schools that black JDs have a tough road ahead. Law is a stratified “profession.” If you do not have strong family, business or political connections, then you should not even consider a “legal education.”

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/law-rankings/page+7

Ranking: As you can see, this “institution of higher learning” is listed as a pathetic, rotting fourth tier cesspool - by US “News” & World Report. Do you think that this rating might possibly have any impact on your job prospects, lemming?!?!? 

http://www.charlestonlaw.edu/Career-Services/Job-Placement-Statistics.aspx

Supposed Employment Placement Rate: I will allow the toilet to make its case:

“The fifth graduating class at the Charleston School of Law had a strong job placement rate. The Charleston School of Law was able to report the employment status of 177 of the 193 graduates in the Class of 2011. Of these students, over 90 percent of students who passed a bar exam and over 85 percent of all students were employed or pursued advanced degrees within nine months of graduation. Of the 177 reported students, 4.5 percent pursued advanced degrees.” [Emphasis in original] 

How many of those grads ended up working at PetSmart, or waiting tables at Hunley's Tavern?!?!  What percentage of the TTTT class returned to their old line of work, or went into insurance sales for Allstate?

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/grad-debt-rankings/page+2

Average Law Student Indebtedness: US “News” lists the average law student indebtedness - for those members of the Charle$TTTTon Sewer of Law Class of 2011 who incurred debt for law school - as $129,125. In fact, 86 percent of this commode’s unfortunate 2011 class took on such toxic debt. Keep in mind that this figure does not include undergraduate debt. It also does not take accrued interest into account.

Conclusion: Charleston Sewer of Law is on the prowl for young minorities to financially rape. Avoid these economic child molesters the same way that you would dodge a creepy bastard in a car, who is offering you a ride home and some free candy. The school has only been established since 2003. Furthermore, the toilet is ranked in the fourth tier. Potential employers care about the relative strength, or name brand, of your law school. Also, you will be financially smothered if you incur an additional $140K-$165K in NON-DISCHARGEABLE debt. Lastly, if you are black man or woman of average-to-below-average means, then you will face additional hurdles breaking into this shrinking “profession” - especially if you want to practice in an old boys’ network such as South Carolina.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Fourth Tier Flush: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law


http://law.famu.edu/go.cfm/do/page.view/pid/18

Tuition: Florida residents, attending this trash heap on a full-time basis, will face a tuition bill of $14,131.66 - for the 2012-2013 school year. Out-of-state, full-time law students will be ball-punched to the tune of $34,034.59, for 2012-2013. Part-time, in-state students will pay $10,028.92, whereas non-resident, part-time lemmings will only be ass-raped at the rate of $24,153.58.

Estimated Total Cost of Attendance: The toilet provides nice, round numbers for living expenses and other costs associated with obtaining a “legal education” at this garbage pit. The bastards claim that these other essentials will add another $25,000 to the tab.

Keep in mind that ABA-accredited diploma mills base their figures on a nine-month academic year, as opposed to an actual calendar year. I have prorated the following items, in order to reflect this situation: room, board, personal and transportation. Doing so, associated expenses amount to $32,667. Do you think that makes a difference to a student’s budget - or outstanding debt load?!?! As such, we reach a more accurate, estimated COA of $46,798.66, for in-state, full-time law students - for 2012-2013. This sum will run up to $66,701.59, for non-residents attending the commode full-time, for the same year. 

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/law-rankings/page+7

Ranking: At these prices, you would expect this “institution of higher learning” to have a solid reputation, correct? According to Pussy Bob Morse and US “News” & World Report, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University College of Law is rated in the illustrious fourth tier of American law schools! Their mothers must be very proud.

http://law.famu.edu/go.cfm/do/Page.View/pid/24/t/Placement-Statistics

Pathetic Employment Placement Rate: The fourth tier waste heap furnishes “placement” data, for the Class of 2008. Apparently, the school is unable to provide more recent numbers. The school had 107 graduates, from this particular class. Of that amount, only 72 reported landing employment within nine months of earning their JDs. Yes, 67 percent “placement” rates spell excellence, right?!?! Furthermore, only 50 of the employed grads ended up in jobs where bar passage was required. Very impressive!!

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/grad-debt-rankings/page+5

Average Law Student Indebtedness: USN&WR lists the average law student indebtedness - for those members of the FAMU Commode of Law Class of 2011 who incurred debt for law school - as $96,934. By the way, 92 percent of this class took on such toxic debt. Remember that these figures do not include interest that accrues on the outstanding balance, while the student is enrolled in school.

http://law.famu.edu/go.cfm/do/Page.View/pid/5/t/History

Famous Alum, Alcee Lamar Hastings:

“Graduates of the Florida A&M University College of Law include: 

Alcee L. Hastings, U.S. Congressman - ‘63”

The other two grads listed on this page, earned their law degrees in 1965 and 1968. What an academic powerhouse, huh?!?! The school was re-established in 2000. Evidently, the sewage pit has not produced any distinguished or notable graduates since that time.

http://www.nytimes.com/1989/10/21/us/hastings-ousted-as-senate-vote-convicts-judge.html

Read this David Johnston piece for the New York Times, from October 21, 1989. The article was entitled “Hastings Ousted As Senate Vote Convicts Judge.”  Here is the opening:

“In a solemn two-hour proceeding, the Senate today removed Federal District Judge Alcee L. Hastings from the bench by convicting him of eight impeachment articles, including one charging that he had conspired to obtain a $150,000 bribe.

Judge Hastings sat silently facing the senators as Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia called out on the first article, ''Senators, how say you, Is the respondent guilty or not guilty?''

The vote was 69 to 26, providing five votes more than the two-thirds of those present that were needed to convict. The first article accused the judge of conspiracy. Conviction on any single article was enough to remove the judge from office, and he left shortly after the vote.” [Emphasis mine]

Of course, Florida voters have been dumb enough to re-elect this impeached federal pig judge/ass-clown to Congre$$, every two years, after first sending him there in 1992. Somehow, Hastings "forgot" to include his judicial impeachment on his biography; he lists his law degree, and also mentions becoming the first black person to be appointed to the federal bench in Florida history.

Conclusion: Avoid this fourth tier pile of moist fecal matter - at all costs. What the hell do you expect from a school that is operated by a parent insTTTTiTTTTuTTTTion known as Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University?! You DO NOT NEED to incur an additional $110K-$150K in NON-DISCHARGEABLE debt, for a chance to practice law. The toilet does not even provide employment info, for its three most recent graduating classes, for which data is available.  Plus, the "placement" rate for the Class of 2008 was weak.  That speaks volumes about the quality of this cesspool.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Hoof in Mouth Syndrome: Don LeDuc, Dean and “President” of Fourth Tier Trash Heap Thomas M. Cooley Law School


Pig LeDuc Spews Forth More Excrement:

On December 3, 2012, a liar named Don LeDuc published a commentary on the TTTThoma$ M. Cooley Law Sewer website, under the header “Law School Is Indeed Worth the Money.” Take a look at the following portions of the overall fecal matter that he posted:

http://www.cooley.edu/commentary/law_school_is_indeed_worth_the_money.html

“A number of law school deans and I have been defending the value of a legal education against the cynics, the uninformed media, and the mean-spirited bloggers who cry out the supposed horrid future for legal education. Though the naysayers offer no supporting data, no comparison to other professions, and no reasoning, they assert that law school is a bad investment. Nearly all they say is wrong, much of it is intentionally misleading if not purposely false, and all of it is missing in context and perspective. There is no crisis in legal education any more than in other aspects of education.”

Hello, Lying Cockroach Donald LeDuc. How are you doing today, academic hustler?! The scamblogs, social commentators, mainstream journalists such as David Segal of the New York Times, and other critics of “legal education” have provided a mountain range of evidence to support their claim that law school is a bad investment for MOST students. Examples include the following: BLS charts, NALP employment summary reports, ABA graphs, industry statements, state bar data, etc. In stark contrast, the $elf-intere$ted deans and “professors” have not furnished any hard data for their baseless assertions.

Later on, LeDuc continues his deception:

“Shawn O'Connor of Forbes Magazine concurs, saying that "[t]he investment a student makes in [business school or law school] degrees today is likely to produce at least a 10x return over his or her career."

We know that the law of supply and demand has already adjusted the legal market. We also know that the students who enroll in law school this fall and next year will graduate into a market that combines increased demand for legal services at most all levels, an aging attorney base, and graduating law school classes that are much smaller than in years past. In short, there is no better time to enroll in law school than now.” [Emphasis mine]

LeDuc also cites to an idiotic op-ed from Lawrence Mitchell, dean of the Ca$e We$TTern Re$erve Univer$iTTy Sewer of Law, as supporting “evidence” of his position. As is the case with LeDuc, Mitchell has a DIRECT, FINANCIAL INTEREST in persuading young people that law school is still a wise decision. 

Also, Shawn O’Connor is a contributor at Forbes; he is not a reporter, as LeDuc implies in his propaganda piece. He also writes articles for US “News” & World Report, where he strongly encourages others to take the LSAT and head to law school. For $ome rea$on, LeDuc "forgot" to mention that O’Connor’s main role is as founder and CEO of Stratus Prep, “a New York City-based test preparation and admissions counseling firm.” The rat CLEARLY has a financial interest in LSAT and law school application process.

Here is Some Hard Data, Sewer Rat LeDuc:

On June 27, 2011, the New York Times Economix blog featured a Catherine Rampell post entitled “The Lawyer Surplus State by State.” The figures were compiled by Economic Modeling Specialists Inc. Look at the following passage:

http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/27/the-lawyer-surplus-state-by-state/

"According to this model, every state but Wisconsin and Nebraska (plus Washington, D.C.) is producing many more lawyers than it needs. (See table after the jump for full data, and additional caveats.)

In fact, across the country, there were twice as many people who passed the bar in 2009 (53,508) as there were openings (26,239). A separate estimate for the number of lawyers produced in 2009 — the number of new law-school graduates, according to the National Center for Education Statistics — also showed a surplus, although it was not quite as large (44,159 new law grads compared with 26,239 openings). [Emphasis mine]

By the way, EMSI estimates that the state of Michigan will have 862 annual attorney openings from 2010-2015. However, a total of 1,024 people passed the state bar exam in 2009. That represents a SURPLUS of 162 new lawyers. How can you spin that data, Bitch?!?!

Check out this opening paragraph from the NALP report “Employment for the Class of 2011 - Selected Findings”:

http://www.nalp.org/uploads/Classof2011SelectedFindings.pdf

“The overall employment rate for new law school graduates is, at 85.6% for the Class of 2011, the lowest it has been since 1994, when the rate stood at 84.7%. In addition to an overall employment rate that fell two percentage points from that for the previous class, and that has dropped each year since 2008, the Class of 2011 employment figures reveal a job market with many underlying structural weaknesses. The employment profile for this class also marks a continued interruption of employment patterns for new law school graduates that had, prior to 2010, been undisturbed for decades.” [Emphasis mine]

Courtesy of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, via the Occupational Outlook Handbook entry for Lawyers:

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Legal/Lawyers.htm#projections_data

“Job Outlook Employment of lawyers is expected to grow by 10 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Competition for jobs should continue to be strong because more students are graduating from law school each year than there are jobs available.” [Emphasis mine]

Does anyone else notice a trend, where neutral observers show that law school is a risky proposition for students?  Of course, Don LeDuc can only rely on weak-ass, op-eds from his fellow "educators."

Conclusion: Donald LeDuc is a fundamentally dishonest man, at least as it pertains to his racket. He has not provided any proof – not one scintilla of hard evidence – to support his assertion that law school is worth the money. The pig merely relies on suppositions, i.e. “The aging lawyer population will lead to job opportunities for today’s students and recent grads.” LeDuc KNOWS that the legal job market is oversaturated. Yet, he is trying to sell people on the idea that it is a good time to enroll in law school. Citing to your cartel friends and other $elf-intere$ted swine does not equate to evidence.

According to the 2011 Form 990 for Thomas M. Cooley Law School, i.e Employer ID No. 38-1988915, Cockroach Don LeDuc raked in $605,507 in TOTAL COMPENSATION for the tax year ending August 31, 2011. At that rate, he will do and say anything to keep the gravy train of federally-backed student loans rolling along. Keep in mind that the trash pit recently opened a fifth campus, located in Tampa, Florida.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Third Tier Humid Waste: Howard University School of Law


http://www.law.howard.edu/888

Tuition: Full-time law students will be slapped with a tuition bill of $29,360 - for the 2012-2013 school year. First year victims will also need to shell out $2,000 for a damn laptop. That must one incredible machine, huh?! Computer lab and mandatory fees add another $1,383 to the big-ass tab.

Total Cost of Attendance: According to this same document, the total budget for first year law students, starting in Fall 2012, stands at $55,964. Of course, the rats base this estimate off of a nine-month calendar. 

Seeing that actual students will require living expenses, I have prorated the following items: food, transportation, housing, and incidentals. Doing so, we reach a more accurate total COA of $62,469, for the current year. At least, second and third year students will not need to pay $2,000 for a laptop computer, since they did so when they enrolled at this trash heap.

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/law-rankings/page+5

Ranking: You would expect such a school to have a strong reputation among the academic and legal communities. US “News” & World Report rates Howard Univer$iTTTy Sewer of Law as the 119th greatest, most remarkable and amazing law school in the United States. In fact, the commode shares this prestigious honor with the following six diploma mills: Drexel, Stetson, Akron, Arkansas-Little Rock, Maine, and VermonTTT.

http://www.law.howard.edu/dictator/media/1598/Class_of_2011_Employment.pdf

Employment Placement Data: There were 157 members of the Class of 2011. The school compiled employment status info on 145 of these graduates. Of the latter figure, 127 reported being employed within nine months of graduation. This represents a “placement” rate of 87.6 percent. If based off of the entire cohort, that number would drop to 80.9% for this particular class. Then again, the 12 grads who did not provide info to the school were probably too humble to brag about their gigantic incomes, right?!?!

Furthermore, only 91 graduates landed jobs where bar passage was required. On page 2 of this PDF, you will note that only 54 members of this group reported their salary to the toilet. The median income is listed as $60,137. Under Employment Categories, you will see that only 33 grads ended up in private law practice - and the income levels for those grads appear to be much higher. Consider the following, for a moment: a total 157 JDs issued for the Class of 2011, and only 21 percent of the class reported working in private firms. What a great “investment,” for the average student at this school!!

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/grad-debt-rankings/page+3

Average Law Student Indebtedness: US “News” lists the average law student indebtedness - for those members of the Howard Univer$iTTTy JD Class of 2011 who incurred debt for law school - as $113,283. Incredibly, 99 percent of this class took on such foul debt. Remember that these figures do not include interest that accrues on the outstanding balance, while the student is enrolled in school. 

http://www.guidestar.org/FinDocuments/2011/530/204/2011-530204707-07e1bc16-9.pdf

University Administrator Salary Info: Let’s see how well the “educators” are doing - at the expense of their students. For this information, we will rely on the 2011 Form 990 for Employer ID No. 53-0204707, i.e. “The“ Howard University. Since this “non-profit” corporation also features a medical school, ostensibly no member of the law faculty appears on the list of highest-compensated employees - under Part VII of this tax document.

However, it is nice to see that this school still pays a former university “president” a sum of $185,510 in TOTAL COMPENSATION, for the tax year ending June 30, 2011. Yes, H. Patrick Swygert raked in $168,157 in reportable compensation, plus $17,353 in “estimated amount of other compensation from the organization and related organizations.” By the way, the bastard now teaches the following courses at the Sewer of Law: Corporations; and Law and Higher Education. The current head of the university, Sidney Ribeau, made out with $721,915 in TOTAL COMPENSATION, for the same year.

The school also paid out some serious cash to its former Senior VP of Human Resources, as well as to its former VP of Research. Apparently, this constitutes a great use of funds.  Who says that “higher education” doesn’t pay off extremely well for the scammers?!

Conclusion: Howard University Sewer of Law has been touted as a school that provides black students with a decent chance to enter Biglaw, academia or prime governmental posts. That may have been true at some point. However, only 21 percent of the overall class, for 2011, reported working in private law firms. If you do not have serious family, business or political connections, then do not even consider this third tier waste heap. You simply DO NOT NEED to incur an additional $120K-$150K in NON-DISCHARGEABLE debt, for a chance to practice law. You can do meaningful work - even if it does not pay very well - without pissing away your future. 

In the end, law school should be viewed PRIMARILY as a financial decision. If you hear “law professors” tell you that you shouldn’t be so focused on money, ask those pigs how much they make for their minimal “work.” Then, point out the tuition rate to the parasites. For $ome rea$on, these academic sociopaths demand to be paid well - but expect YOU, the student, to go into massive debt with no expectation of a return on your “investment.” Again, you are on the hook for those loans. Significant student debt will hamper your ability to start a family or purchase a home. The law school swine are clearly not looking out for your interests. You need to make the best economic choice, for yourself.
 
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