The Board announced that there would be no 1L class this coming fall. The 2Ls and 3Ls could continue and finish their degrees. Here are the details from Abovethelaw.com.
However, this is really not a shocker. The bar pass rate from last July had been about 22%. And for the Class of 2016, only 29.7% landed jobs 10 months after graduation practicing law which required passing the bar.
Of course, the Whittier brand is now not what JDs want to post in their offices. That is, if they do have positions related to the practice of law.
What we all wonder is: What fully accredited law school is next to shut down?
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