According to Wisconsin state Rep. Frank Lasee, lawyers are responsible for a flawed court system, a medical system living in fear of lawsuits and an overly litigious society. Now, his proposal to cut funding to the University of Wisconsin Law School has cleared the state Assembly. Professor Ann Althouse is unimpressed with the proposal. "Lasee's reasoning strikes me as crude," she said. "If he thinks there are too many frivolous tort suits, he can work on tort reform legislation."
Too Many Lawyers? Cut Funding, Says Legislator
The National Law Journal
August 7, 2007