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Contempt of Congress


Contempt of Congress is the act of obstructing the work of the United States Congress or one of .... While the law pronounces the duty of the U.S. Attorney is to impanel a grand jury for its action ...

Lawyers no longer dominate Congress; is commercialization of ...


Jan 20, 2016 ... Lawyers once dominated Congress, but they are being “squeezed out” ... of the century many of the elite lawyers moved from the courtroom to ...

These Newly Elected Members of Congress Come With Law Degrees


Jan 5, 2015 ... But not by much. Members of Congress holding J.D.s will sit i... ... Meet the new lawyers in the 114th Congress. Mike Sacks, The National Law ...

Membership of the 114th Congress: A Profile - Federation of ...


Jul 1, 2016 ... The overwhelming majority of Members of Congress have a college education. The dominant professions of ...... features many lists of House Members such as “ 114th. CongressLawyers” and “114th Congress—MBA Holders.”

Meet the new Congress: Younger and more female, it's still mainly ...


Jan 6, 2015 ... ... few U.S. senators win that high office as their first one, and many ... In the last Congress, 39 percent of the House members were lawyers, ...

First Thing We Do, Let's Elect All the Lawyers - The New York Times


Feb 23, 2012 ... Nearly two of every five United States senators is a lawyer, but the share ... Today there are also about as many representatives who previously ...

What percentage of US congress members are lawyers - Answers.com


According to the Congressional Research Service 170 members of the House and 60 Senators ... How many voting members are there in the US Congress?

State of the Congress 2013 — Measure of America: A Program of ...


The 113<sup>th</sup> Congress is the most diverse group of representatives in history. ... of the U.S. adult population are lawyers, 41 percent of the 113<sup>th</sup> Congress are.

Lawyers In the U.S. Senate Quiz: The Answers - Law Blog - WSJ


Sep 5, 2007 ... Harvard Law boasts the most U.S. senators, with eight (Schumer, Stevens, ... “ Seems to me that having so many lawyers in the Senate is clear ...

Is Congress Too Full of Lawyers? – Political Outcast


Jan 19, 2013 ... Chris Wilson believes it's because there are too many lawyers and not enough farmers, cowboys and military people serving in Congress.

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By the Numbers: the jobs of the First Congress vs. the 112th Congress


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.

How the most disliked — and elected — profession is disappearing ...


Jan 19, 2016 ... By the 1960s, lawyers held fewer than 60 percent of Congressional ... organizations, many with the intention of making a career in politics.

The Slow, Steady Decline of Lawyers in Congress | Fox Business


Jan 13, 2016 ... Lawyers now make up under 40% of representatives and senators. ... many from pursuing a legal career, while the legal industry, as many ...