The economy appears to shape the most recent survey of law students. More law students say that their legal education has bolstesed their commitment to public service -- and more students anticipate seeking public interest law jobs. Those two findings from the latest iterationof the Law School Survey of Student Engagement suggest that the economic downturn is influencing the perceptions of law students. The survey, produced by the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research, examines the views from 26,000 law students at 82 schools on a wide range of aspects of their legal educations.
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