Group Says Incoming Law Students Face $200k+ Debt

Watchdog organization Law School Transparency has recalculated estimates of the debt that law students stand to incur after discovering that a number of schools had low-balled the cost-of-living figures that they provided to U.S. News & World Report. On average, schools underreported those expenses by $5,000, Law School Transparency's Executive Director Kyle McEntee says. For the class of 2015 — that is, students who will enroll in the fall — the new figure is $210,796 (compared to the initial estimate of $195,265). The National Law Journal reports