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The Future Of Law School

For decades, a law degree was seen as a ticket to success -- especially at big firms offering top salaries. But the economic downtown has dampened the outlook for newly-minted J.D.s and prompted a debate over whether law school is still "worth it." Kojo explores the challenges law schools face in this new landscape, from sinking applications to mounting tuition rates and levels of student debt.

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