Most Law School Grads Can't Afford A House, Study Says

Law360, Los Angeles (April 4, 2013, 5:47 PM EDT) -- Law school students face a bleak future due to rising tuition costs and weakening salaries, with nearly 54 percent of those who graduated in 2011 not making enough money to buy a house, according to a soon-to-be-published study in the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy.

The study, which analyzed data pertaining to law students who attended public and private graduate schools across the U.S. dating to 1985, found that the average median tuition increased roughly twice as fast as the average median income. The...
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