56% Think There Are Too Many Lawyers in U.S.
Most Americans still think there are too many lawyers in the country today, and they’re not happy that they make up the majority of Congress.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 56% of American Adults think there are too many lawyers in America, although that’s down slightly from 60% in 2012. Just nine percent (9%) feel like there are not enough lawyers. Nineteen percent (19%) say the number of lawyers is about right, but 16% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on April 4-5, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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