End Legal Monopoly With Antitrust Review, Law Prof Says

Law360 (March 16, 2018, 3:51 PM EDT) -- The current system of regulating the legal profession in the United States has created a monopoly that drives prices up and leaves too many people without a lawyer, according to one law professor who suggests that subjecting the sector to federal antitrust law may be the way forward.

The U.S. system of regulating the legal profession “reduces competition, constrains information and maintains artificially high prices,” leaving as much as 80 percent of the American population without the help of a lawyer, says University of Houston Law...
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