More financial food for thought

Two more recent articles continue to paint a bleak financial picture for law world.

Many recent law graduates finance their bar prep courses—and the eight to ten weeks of study post-law school with private loans.  A recent article on law.com tells how those loans are now becoming harder to obtain, an indicator of a potential tightening of the private educational loan market as well.

In a separate piece, a commentator at American Lawyer magazine summarizes the most common predictions about the coming (dramatic) changes in the big law firms.