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Any party staffed at the top with mostly lawyers is anti-science.

As someone who has made the occasional living lawyering, I resent that!

Seriously, the training is very similar: respect for evidence and facts, and building an argument which will stand up based on that evidence. There's not much room in the law for making stuff up: it is unlikely to survive cross-examination in a courtroom.

See my post above: actually we need to see more of these charlatan "scientists" in court, and let the lawyers show them up for what they are. We're quite useful for some things!

Mon, 29 Aug 2011 19:19:52 UTC | #865270