The Daily Caller

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Vermont Law School. Photo - Creative Commons/Jared C. Benedict Vermont Law School. Photo - Creative Commons/Jared C. Benedict  

Vermont Law School cuts staff in response to sharp drop in applications

Vermont Law School is offering voluntary buyouts to staff and may do so soon with faculty as it prepares for what its president and dean says are revolutions about to sweep both the legal profession and higher education.

A sharp drop in the numbers of Americans applying to law schools — triggered by a drop in the number of legal jobs open — already is being felt at the independent law school’s bucolic campus on the south bank of the White River.

The class due to graduate in the spring with juris doctor degrees numbers just over 200. The class that will follow it in 2014 numbers about 150.

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