Argument: Law cultivates pettiness more than intellectualism

Issue Report: Law school


“Why you shouldn’t go to law school.” Law and Letters. November 15th, 2007: “Pettiness. As I’ve been emphasizing, much of the nastiness in the practice of law is in small-minded disputes about nothing points of procedure and other maneuvering for tactical advantage. Do you really want to practice being the kind of prick who demands that pleadings be thrown out for being one day late?”