Often insulted by people who don't know how hard work it is and how much the authorities and corporations would trample over their rights if lawyers and the law didn't exist.
rules of the country. We're all throwing the dice, playing the game, moving our
pieces around the board, but if there's a problem, the lawyer is the only person
that has read the inside of the top of the box. I think one of the fun things
for them is to say, "objection." "Objection! Objection, your Honor."
Objection, of course, is the adult version of, "Fraid not." To which the judge
can say two things, he can say, "overruled" which is the adult version of "Fraid
so," or he could say, "sustained," which is the adult version of "Duh."
- Jerry Seinfeld
Lawyers are the people's most important defense against governmental and private intrusions on personal and property rights.
Lawyers knowledge of the law makes abuse of their duties especially dangerous to a society that relies on them.
Anne: What are you talking about, lawyers are just like us
Marc: What are you, on drugs?
Anne: (Hours later, after coming off high) Yes, I was. The cops arrested me for possession. I have to call my lawyer now