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12:04 am
Thu September 12, 2013

After 8 Years, Charlotte School Of Law Has Become NC's Largest. So What's Value Of Degree?

Students in the Charlotte School of Law Civil Rights clinic meet several times a week under the direction of Jason Huber to research and advocate issues.
Julie Rose

Since its founding in 2005, Charlotte School of Law has become a big presence in the city.  Nearly 1,500 students go there, making it the largest law school in the state, by far. And as of this fall, they're swarming around Uptown taking 10 floors of a high rise.

What's lesser known is that Charlotte School of Law is the state's only private, for-profit law school.  And while its students pay about as much in tuition as those at highly-ranked Wake Forest, Charlotte graduates have a much tougher time finding jobs that pay enough to cover the debt.

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5:25 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Helping The Unemployed Learn On The Job

Sheila Hemphill is a grant specialist with Charlotte Works. She interacts with a lot of job seekers – including many who have been unemployed for a very long time.

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