ABA Task Force: Bring Law School Costs Down

Story about an ABA task force's recommendations for affordability of a legal education.

News Story (NATIONAL)

Karen Sloan
National Law Journal
June 19, 2015
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Tags: Law Schools, Law Students, Student Debt

Organizations mentioned/involved: American Bar Association (ABA)


Law schools should provide students with better debt counseling, report more information about their revenues and expenditures, and experiment with ways to make a law degree more affordable.

Those are the three key recommendations from an American Bar Association task force that spent a year examining the financial realities of becoming a lawyer and how rising costs are affecting students.