Welfare Coming to the Nation’s Law Schools

According to the New York Times, law schools across the country are giving their students some stimulus in the form of inflated grades:

One day next month every student at Loyola Law School Los Angeles will awake to a higher grade point average. But it’s not because they are all working harder. The school is retroactively inflating its grades, tacking on 0.333 to every grade recorded in the last few years. The goal is to make its students look more attractive in a competitive job market.

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As Mark J. Perry points out, this is similar to “Spinal Tap” inflation:

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