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Why are law schools so expensive?

At the Manhattan Institute's Minding the Campus site, Frank Macchiarola and Michael Macchiarola consider the roles of ABA accreditation rules, competition for U.S. News rankings, a student-finance system that encourages the overextension of credit, and rules setting up law schools as gatekeepers for legal practice and discouraging online and other innovative models. More: Ribstein.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


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The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.