Dick the Butcher: The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.
Jack Cade: Nay, that I mean to do. Is not this a lamentable thing, that of the skin of an innocent lamb should be made parchment? that parchment, being scribbled o'er, should undo a man? . . .
Shakespeare, King Henry VI.
Columbia University's Law School, among the nation's best, asked itself: are there too many lawyers? Answer: not yet, but at this rate there soon will be.
To make up for men who missed out by going to war, Columbia will handle 750 law students each year, but hopes to cut...