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letters | In defense of new england law

Institution proud of education it provides

In the Jan. 13 story about New England Law, Boston, the Globe omitted several important facts and statistics about our law school and the legal education system despite our providing them (“A princely paycheck for dean of unheralded school,” Page A1).

Under dean John F. O’Brien’s leadership, an average of 90 percent of our graduates passed the bar exam on their first attempt over the past three years, which represents an improvement of nearly 20 points over five years, and ranks New England Law’s results in the middle of the nine law schools in Massachusetts.

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