Law Schools Criticized for Living Off Student Loans

The New York Times writes on what it calls the law school “death spiral” – a consequence of increased free federal loans and lowered admission standards to maintain enrollment in a stalled legal job market. “The government must require accountability from law schools that live off student loans,” the editorial board writes. “Even as law schools are churning out unqualified graduates stuck under hopeless mountains of debt, millions of poor and lower-income Americans remain desperate for quality legal representation."

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