A Profession in Crisis: The Lawyer Bubble

May 22, 2013

05/22/13 - Wednesday's Topical Currents is with attorney and law professor Steven Harper.  A successful attorney for over 30 years, he’s written about the troubled legal state in THE LAWYER BUBBLE:  A Profession in Crisis. Law schools graduate some 45,000 attorneys each year.  Most will be in debt $100,000 dollars from loans.  They expected to quickly make six-figure salaries, but most find no work. Today there is one lawyer for every 265 Americans, more than twice the number from 1970.  Don’t miss Topical Currents at 1pm on WLRN-HD1 rebroadcast at 7pm on WLRN-HD2 and audio on-demand after the live program.