Law school offers 'risk-free' J.D.

Kylie Lacey's picture
Monday, March 24, 2014

Maybe all those stories about law school being a bad investment are sinking in: law school applications are way down.

The issue has led a Cleveland law school to offer what they're calling the country's first "risk-free" J.D. program.

The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law announced earlier this month that students who decide to drop out after finishing one year won't walk away empty-handed. They'll get a "master of legal studies" degree, without completing any additional coursework.

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