Media outlets are devoting significant coverage to a new paper that calculates substantial financial benefits to obtaining a law degree in a way that justifies enrollment and contradicts law school critics' warnings. But the hyped numbers conceal the authors' paper-thin theory about why law school increases earnings—and in no way undermine the arguments of legal education reformers.
Paper on Law Degree's Economic Value a Non Sequitur
The Am Law Daily
July 25, 2013