Rising tuition means higher debt burdens for students, but the job market remains weak, especially for students from lower-tier schools.
Rising tuition means higher debt burdens for students, but the job market remains weak, especially for students from lower-tier schools. - 
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Law school doesn't look like a great deal for many students. Tuition keeps going up, which means bigger loans to pay off.

But the job market for lawyers remains weak. At lower-tier schools, less than half of students end up with jobs as attorneys, according to a recent report from an American Bar Association task force.

Steven Harper, author of "The Lawyer Bubble," argues that those schools should be held accountable. The ABA task force proposes less-dramatic measures, like giving students more information about their prospective debt load. 

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