As you probably know, the excellent Abnormal Use blog covers product liability issues. As such, AU occasionally features discussions of inherently dangerous products and analyzes whether there should be warnings on such products and what those warnings should say. Today, AU's Frances Zacher looks at the bleak statistics facing people purchasing the product known as "law school education" and ponders whether law schools should design a warning for the legal education product they are selling. Zacher summarizes some recent data on law school tuition and the expected earnings of new law graduates: tuition at top private law schools can top $30,000 per year. the average educational debt for graduating law school students is $106,000 at private schools and $70,000 at public schools. the median starting salary in 2010 for law school graduates was $63,000. According to Jim Chen, dean of the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, a law school graduate must earn six times the amount of annual tuition he or she paid for school in order to attain a "good" level of financial viability, i.e., private schools grads must earn approximately $180,000 per year. Looking at these statistics, Zacher asks readers, "if we were to...

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