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Will Lawyers Strangle America?


Today on Uncommon Knowledge, Judge Laurence Silberman of the D.C. Court of Appeals on the dangers of the profession he loves.

Lawyering is an essential component of democratic capitalism, but too much lawyering can be too much of a good thing.  A disproportionate amount of our talent in the United States goes into law as opposed to business, which  creates wealth.  Lawyers redistribute the wealth, but they do not generally produce wealth.

Why Johnny shouldn’t go to law school: Click here.


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