Many aspiring lawyers enter law school motivated by a call to public service that they, ultimately, cannot afford to answer. Although recent government incentives have made public interest work a more feasible choice, many in the profession say that law schools have more to do in helping students to answer the call. And Chris Edley, dean of the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, says the focus on loan forgiveness for public service jobs has obscured the acute shortage of those jobs.
New Relief for Public Sector Jobs
The National Law Journal
September 15, 2008