Law Prof: Widener alums face tough task in lawsuit

A prominent law professor says the Widener alumni suing their alma mater because of alleged misleading employment statistics face a tough task in proving their case.

Brian Leiter is the director of The University of Chicago's Center for Law, Philosophy & Human Values, and says the alumni enrolled at Widener during a time when many other law schools were representing data in a manner that wasn't as forthcoming.

"Under those circumstances, that raises the question that if they didn't go to Widener, they might have just gone to somewhere else," he says.

He says the alumni will have to prove they received direct harm from their reliance on the statistics.

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