Judge Tosses Law Grads' Job Prospects Suit

A federal judge in Michigan has dismissed a suit by 12 Thomas M. Cooley law grads claiming they were misled about their job prospects. U.S. District Judge Gordon Quist dismissed the case on Friday, saying Cooley’s employment stats are “literally true” and the plaintiffs unreasonably relied on the school’s representations, the Wall Street Journal Law Blog reports. The judge also said the state’s consumer protection law does not apply to items purchased for a business purpose, including the purchase of a legal education. ABAJournal.com has more