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Law School Debt

Oops! Law School Screw-Up Reveals Personal Data Of Entire Graduating Class

Above The Law | Posted 03.25.2014 | College

With all of the recent advances in technology, even doing the simplest of things can be quite difficult for law school personnel. How hard is it to se...

Time to Put Lawyers Back to Work as Public Servants

Darius Graham | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Darius Graham

Since the start of the Great Recession, numerous articles and reports have detailed the employment woes of lawyers and recent law school graduates.

Bleak News For Law Schools

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.05.2013 | Business

Law schools will see fewer students in their classrooms if they don't address concerns about affordability and job prospects, a new paper asserts. ...

Of Dreams and Debt: Do Big Degrees Still Pay Off?

Bob Hildreth | Posted 04.22.2013 | College
Bob Hildreth

Becoming a doctor, lawyer or business person have long served as paths out of poverty, as well as symbols for many of the American Dream. But now, if a student isn't careful, these once-prestigious careers may be paths into poverty or heavy student debt. What has gone so wrong?

Why You Should Not Go to Law School

Tucker Max | Posted 04.20.2013 | College
Tucker Max

I went to law school for the same reasons you think you should go -- and I was wrong. I should never have gone to law school, and you shouldn't either.

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.

Law School Graduate Wants Your Help To Pay His Debt

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Nick Freilich is asking the Internet for $75,000 to help him pay off his law school loans. He's a 30-year-old graduate of Georgetown Law...

Alex Kenjeev, Law School Grad, Pays Off $114,000 Student Loan Balance In Cash

Posted 05.24.2012 | College

For many law school graduates, it takes over a decade of steady monthly payments by check or automatic bank withdrawals to pay off student loans. N...

Ohio Supreme Court Denies Law License To Grad With $170,000 In Debt

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

While many law school graduates are all too aware of their accumulating pile of debt, few may realize it can prevent them from practicing law and kill...

For Law School Graduates, Debts If Not Job Offers

nytimes.com | DAVID SEGAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

IF there is ever a class in how to remain calm while trapped beneath $250,000 in loans, Michael Wallerstein ought to teach it. ...