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Lawyers #286762

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 05, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Over-supply of attys. in United States examined; Neil Welles' case cited as example [WELLES - notes difficulty in starting practice.] [Attorney placement adviser William BURGGRAF - notes impact of Reagan administration's deregulation of lawyer glut.] Status of law school graduates since 1970 graphed on screen. ["The American Lawyer" author Steven BRILL - thinks law schools are out to make money in light of nation's lack of need for more lawyers.] North Kentucky Univ. law school said possibly closing due to abundance of attys. [Kentucky higher education council spokesperson Harry SNYDER - explains decision to close school.] [Law STUDENT - is worried about his future.] [WELLES - wants to practice law.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Reporter(s):
Graham, Fred;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:30

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