Number of Women in Law School Declining around Oklahoma, U.S
Price, Marie, THE JOURNAL RECORD
Reversing the boom that eventually saw law school enrollments equally split between men and women in the early 1990s, nationally the number of future women attorneys is declining, and officials with some Oklahoma law schools see a similar pattern.
According to American Bar Association data, the number of women enrolled in law school dropped from 49 percent to just below 47 percent over the past six years.
Martha Cordell, an assistant dean and director of admissions at the University of Tulsa College Of Law, said that TU has seen a drop in women students.
"We had one year when we had a bump," Cordell said. "But yes, statistically we have seen …
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