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American Law Schools: The New Economic Realities

Brian Leiter | Posted 02.28.2014 | College
Brian Leiter

The status quo in American legal education hummed along quite well for several decades -- most graduates of accredited law schools passed the bar, most found paid work as lawyers, and most fared far better, financially, than those who did not get law degrees. But two events in the last eight years unsettled the status quo, one familiar, one less so.

Obama and Student Loans: Income-Based Repayment

Nick Gidwani | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Nick Gidwani

Just as policies like IBR encourage students to go to graduate and professional school by making it easier to take out student loans, the promises of future wealth that many grad schools make are coming into question.