60% Say There Are Too Many Lawyers in the U.S.
Most Americans say there are too many lawyers in the United States and that's it a bad thing most members of Congress are lawyers.
A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds that 60% of American Adults say there are too may lawyers in America. Just 13% say there are not enough lawyers, but 14% say there are just the right amount. Another 13% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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This survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on September 30-October 1, 2012 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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