Monday, April 16, 2012

Income inequality lawyers

  • Income inequality is a problem among lawyers, too. As The Wall Street Journal notes, the countrys richest lawyers have gotten richer since the Great Recession, while the lawyers who earn the least still earn roughly what they used to.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • This process, inevitably, causes income inequality to widen. To suppress the process Or the Ambulance Chaser Tax, an 80 percent levy on all lawyer contingent fee income in excess of 10 percent of a recovery.
  • (Commentary Magazine)
  • There are more lawyers and lobbyists concentrated here than in any city in America. Here we have the perfect test case -- the most liberal city in the republic, with the greatest income inequality, where Obamas political clout and personal popularity are highest.
  • (Human Events (blog))
  • There are more lawyers and lobbyists concentrated here than in any city in America. Here we have the perfect test case — the most liberal city in the republic, with the greatest income inequality, where Obama's political clout and personal popularity are highest.
  • (Livingston Parish News)
  • Or, he adds, an "ambulance chaser tax" of 80 percent on "all lawyer contingent fee income in excess either of these taxes in the cause of "fairness" and "income inequality.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Do you believe B, it will somehow reduce the inequality gap in America a whole industry of accountants and lawyers who do this. So were simply saying that 30 percent should be the minimum for all income over $1 million.
  • (News Busters)
  • Although income levels are higher in the North than they are in Imagine a world where a server in a restaurant makes the same as a doctor, lawyer, or President of the United States. Now stop! Because that is as far as you will go.
  • (Salon)
  • He said the point is to draw attention to the movements perennial issue of income inequality.
  • (Republic)

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