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The declaration that any legal issue is "not an open question in a law school" is a declaration of war upon everything that a law school is. Most fundamentally, a law school is a place of intellectual inquiry, where the acceptability of ideas can only be determined by examining them. Anthony Amsterdam
It seems another way that skills learned in law school can be used for less-than-admirable ends. Guido Calabresi
[Discussing the American colonies] In no country perhaps in the world is the law so general a study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful; and in most provinces it takes the lead. The greater number of the deputies sent to the congress were lawyers. But all who read, and most do read, endeavour to obtain some smattering in that science . . . Edmund Burke
In law school, I never understood [antitrust law]. I later found out, in reading the writings of those who now do understand it, that I should not have understood it because it did not make any sense then. Antonin Scalia
Can you imagine the most valuable player on a Big Ten football team graduating, being offered NFL contracts by the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions, and choosing instead to go to law school? That is exactly what happened to Gerald Ford, 38th President of the United States. Focus on graduate and professional school should be your number one aim. Lewis D. Eigen
Both Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev have law degrees but they do not know what the rule of law means. Tamara Morshakova