Take a look at these tuition rates, including their increase over the past few years and the rates going forward. Michigan and Virginia are already de facto private law schools; Texas has been moving in that direction, though not as dramatically as Berkeley and UCLA. Will there be an elite, genuinely public (i.e., in which the state subsidizes a majority of the legal education for state residents), law school five years from now? I doubt it. Another 'victory' for the neoliberal paradigm.