The RetrieverTraining.Net Forums The Retriever Academy
Total Retriever Training with Mike Lardy
Hawkeye Media Gunners Up Tritronics Outdoor Media
Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Too Few Lawyers?

  1. #1
    Senior Member Gerry Clinchy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Location
    Pennsylvania
    Posts
    6,720

    Default Too Few Lawyers?

    A quote from the NY Times:
    "Thirty years ago if you were looking to get on the escalator to upward mobility you went to business or law school. Today the law school escalator is broken."
    WILLIAM D. HENDERSON,
    a professor of law at Indiana University, on the declining number of applications to United States law schools.
    Maybe this is a good thing!

    I recall reading that the US has more lawyers per capita than any other country. There seem to be plenty of lawyers. Considering that many lawyers end up as politicians, corporate attorneys, etc., maybe the market for lawyers is simply saturated?
    G.Clinchy@gmail.com
    "Know in your heart that all things are possible. We couldn't conceive of a miracle if none ever happened." -Libby Fudim

    ​I don't use the PM feature, so just email me direct at the address shown above.

  2. #2
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Central Alabama
    Posts
    48

    Default

    We have more lawyers than any other country due to the fact that everybody is suing everybody trying to get easy money and not have to work for it!

  3. #3
    Senior Member HPL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Coastal Bend of Texas
    Posts
    2,642

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by crawfordw2 View Post
    We have more lawyers than any other country due to the fact that everybody is suing everybody trying to get easy money and not have to work for it!
    I think you are confusing "cause" and "effect". It's the lawyers constantly soliciting business that drive the industry.
    Any doctrine that weakens personal responsibility for judgment and for action helps create the attitudes that welcome and support the totalitarian state.
    (John Dewey)

    Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.
    (George Washington)

    Gig'em Aggies!! BTCO'77HOO t.u.!!

    www.HughLieck.photoshelter.com

  4. #4
    Senior Member BonMallari's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    LV/CenTex/Idaho
    Posts
    12,448

    Default

    the old joke used to be that lawyers are the guys that couldnt pass the MCAT (medical college admissions test) or

    lawyers were the guys that passed the LSAT(law school admissions test) before the MCAT


    maybe Billy was right
    lets kill all the lawyers
    kill em tonight

    Don Henley - Get Over it
    All my Exes live in Texas

    Quote Originally Posted by lanse brown View Post
    A few things that I learned still ring true. "Lanse when you get a gift, say thank you and walk away. When you get a screwing walk away. You are going to get a lot more screwings than gifts"

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Vancouver CANADA
    Posts
    589

    Default

    Gerry I'm thinking you and Mr. Crawford are both correct:


    • "If you prove the cause, you at once prove the effect; and conversely nothing can exist without its cause."
      (Aristotle, Rhetoric)


    What came first, the chicken or the egg?

    Everyone (at least those who hold the legal profession in contempt...no pun intended) miss quotes that Dick Butcher line from Henry VI.
    It was spoken by a villain who hungered for a lawless England, Shakespeare actually paid the lawyers a great compliment on the manner in which they kept society civil.

    Back to your main point: the USA also boasts the most Psychiatrists per capita of any other country....unfortunately, they can't stop all their patients from running for office.
    power without lumber, raciness without weediness

    A big man never looks down on others.... instead, he is someone to look up to.

  6. #6
    Senior Member wayne anderson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    loretto, mn (pavo, ga in winter)
    Posts
    289

    Default

    I read somewhere (not sure if this correct) that the U.S. GRADUATES more lawyers each year than total number of lawyers PRACTICING in Japan.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •