Opinion Today: Too Many Law Students, Too Few Legal Jobs



Kevin Lucbert
Op-Ed Contributor

Too Many Law Students, Too Few Legal Jobs

Law schools have been able to raise tuition while producing twice as many graduates as the job market has been able to absorb.


An investor monitored stock data Monday at a securities brokerage house in Beijing.
Editorial

China, Japan and Europe Are Flashing Economic Warning Signs

World leaders need to come up with credible policies quickly to energize the sputtering global economy.

A Thalys train destined for Paris North.
Editorial

Heroes Thwart a Train Attack, Yet Europe Remains Vulnerable

As four men receive France’s highest honor, the exposure of European passenger rails to terrorists requires urgent review.

A demonstration in Cleveland in July in favor of restrictions on abortion.
Editorial

Abortion and Down Syndrome

How the anti-choice Republican governor of Ohio is rolling back women’s rights 40 years. (He also wants to be the next president.)


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Opinion

Waiters Weigh In: Dinner and Deception


Justin Mott for The New York Times

In response to last weekend’s Sunday Review essay about working in a high-end restaurant, readers shared their own experiences in the business.


Op-Ed Columnist

The Big Decisions

By DAVID BROOKS

The most important decisions in life should be based not on what we think we want, but on what or whom we admire.

Op-Ed Columnist

The Man Who Got China Right

By JOE NOCERA

How did a famed short-seller see troubles in China’s markets that no one else did?


PATRICK CHAPPATTE

Stocks in China Continue to Fall


Patrick Chappatte

Shanghai stocks closed 7.6 percent lower on Tuesday.


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President Jimmy Carter in 1977.
Op-Ed Contributor

Jimmy Carter’s Unheralded Legacy

By STUART E. EIZENSTAT

It’s frustrating that his lasting accomplishments have gone unrecognized.

BRITTANY BRONSON

Why Vouchers Won’t Fix Vegas Schools

Paying families to leave the school system won’t help low-income students, or their struggling families.

Opinionator | Couch

Dreading My Patient

By SIMON YISRAEL FEUERMAN

He was perfectly pleasant. So why didn’t I want him to show up?

Op-Ed Contributors

Why Republicans Reject the Iran Deal – and All Diplomacy

By NICOLE HEMMER and TOM SWITZER

Conservative hostility to this agreement is nothing new. G.O.P. hardliners denounced Nixon and Reagan’s diplomatic achievements too.

Representative Jerrold Nadler.
Taking Note

Showing Courage on Iran

By CAROL GIACOMO

Rep. Jerrold Nadler was right about Iraq. That should give some weight to his support for the Iran deal.

Taking Note

‘My Generation Will Never See One Dollar From Social Security’

By MARIE TESSIER

“I know that the program will not exist for me," wrote a reader in response to Paul Krugman’s recent column.

Letter

From Governor Cuomo: Build a New Rail Tunnel

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo writes that he “vigorously" supports a new rail tunnel under the Hudson and says a federal commitment is necessary.

The Conscience of a Liberal

It’s Getting Tighter

By PAUL KRUGMAN

Real private borrowing costs: up sharply.


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