Law School Debt Pushes Some from Public Interest Law

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/12/national/12LAW.html?hp Often saddled with huge debts taken on to pay for their legal educations, more and more law school graduates are finding it hard to work in low-paying positions as public defenders, legal aid lawyers and prosecutors, says the New York Times. Even more than tuition at other schools, the cost of legal education has been soaring in recent years. Experts say the trend threatens a segment of the legal profession that has long . . .

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