Jan 20, 2016 ... In the mid-19th century, nearly 80 percent of members of Congress were lawyers,
according to the paper (available here). The percentage fell ...
Jan 13, 2016 ... New research from Harvard Law School shows that the percentage of lawyers in
the U.S. Congress has declined dramatically since the 1960s.
Jan 19, 2016 ... Lawyers dominated politics in the 1800s, making up 80 percent of the U.S.
Congress at mid-century. In 1890, about 1 out of every 265 lawyers ...
Look into the makeup of Congress compared to the U.S. population. ... Yet 45
percent of the members of Congress are lawyers. Does this mean that Congress
Feb 23, 2012 ... As you can see, the share of senators who were lawyers peaked at 51 percent in
the 92nd Congress, which was in session in 1971 and 1972.
The 113<sup>th</sup> Congress is the most diverse group of representatives in history. ...
While 0.6 percent of the U.S. adult population are lawyers, 41 percent of the 113
According to the Congressional Research Service 170 members of the House
and 60 Senators ... Sixty percent of the U.S. Senate is lawyers. Enough said.
Feb 16, 2012 ... *Many Congress members list more than one profession, which is why the ... in
both bodies, about 37 percent of the members are lawyers.
Nov 24, 2014 ... The overwhelming majority of Members of Congress have a college ..... Ninety-
eight percent of the Members of the 113th Congress cite a .... of the 113th
Congress—Lawyers” and “Representatives of the 113th Congress—.
Jan 5, 2015 ... At the start of the 114th Congress on Tuesday, the U.S. Capitol will be a little less
lawyerly. ... Meet the new lawyers in the 114th Congress.