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Brutal Bimodal Distribution

…or Why Law Students Get Ulcers.

The Empirical Legal Studies blog has an excellent post analyzing a salary chart graphic for 2006 law graduates. Click through to see this shocking bit of infoporn and the analysis thereof.

As an aside, I’ve spent about $200 in postage and burned through three reams of paper in the last few weeks applying for Federal judicial clerkships. Not because it’s fun, but because it’s one of the better ways to break into the second mode in the chart.

Wish me luck.


  1. Good luck. I’m sure that you’ll have your pick of the litter when it comes to scoring the perfect clerkship (and I don’t mean Fargo).

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