Monday, July 30, 2012
American Lawyer op-ed: Debt Crisis Looms for Law School Grads, by Steven J. Harper (Northwestern):
Today's law school graduates face huge amounts of educational debt -- $100,000 on average for recent classes -- and limited prospects for employment with which to repay it. Meanwhile, the nation's law schools are turning out more than twice the number of lawyers as there are law jobs. The problem is growing, but so is denial.