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Here, as they say, are the facts. Just the facts. We leave the opinions in your court.

1,100

Number of practicing lawyers who agreed to take the LSAT again as part of a study designed to develop a better test for law school admissions, according to The New York Times.

26

Numbers of factors identified in the above study that researchers believe are a good measure of a potential law student’s ability to practice law.

1,300,000

Number of lawyers listed on attorney-rating website Avvo, which is currently fighting over the legality of its service with the Washington D.C. Bar, according to the Washington Post.

3,240,000

Number of results returned for the Google query “Ponzi.”

8,270,000

Number of results returned for the Google query “Madoff.”

3

The number of times Bernie Madoff’s lawyer, Ira Lee Sorkin of Dickstein Shapiro, has been named a New York Super Lawyer.

5.5

Rating New Hampshire lawyers gave their state court system on a 10-point scale, according to the Nashua Telegraph.

1,000

Approximate number of lawyers contributing to JD Supra, a website that allows attorneys to share legal documents for free, according to the Washington Post.

10

Number of lawyers at Davis Polk who clerked at the U.S. Supreme Court.

50

Number of lawyers at Davis Polk who clerked for judges in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

$55,631

Starting salary for an entry-level assistant state attorney with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in Illinois.

10

Percentage of those entering law school who suffer from psychological problems (depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.), according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

32

Percentage of students who suffer from psychological problems (depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.) by the completion of their first year of law school, according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

40

Percentage of third-year law students suffering from psychological problems (depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc.), according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

10

Approximate number of male lawyers in Los Angeles looking for love on PlentyOfFish.com.

3

Number of prehistoric fossils unearthed to date during construction of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law campus in San Diego, according to the San Jose Mercury News.

66

Number of UCLA Law School graduates employed at Latham & Watkins.

26

Number of USC Law School graduates employed at Latham & Watkins.

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  • Al Veoli

    35 – Number of women bedded by Bill Dugan during his first year of law school.
    0 – Number of GOOD LOOKING women bedded by Bill Dugan during his first year of law school.
    JD– THE PRIVILEGES OF MEMBERSHIP.

  • Anonymous

    50 – Number of Women givenfree lifetime membership on the on-line dating website “PLENTY OF STINKING FISH.COM

  • Yeah Right

    1% or less – The proportion of BigLaw partners or other highly successful lawyers who would be willing to invest time taking take the LSAT again for a study (unless they were getting paid the normal hourly rate).

  • Anonymous

    1,000,000
    The number of times each day Dugan is told he’s a loser.

  • Bill Dugan

    Man-up, anonomus dickhead.  I boned a good-looking chick last nite, and she’s coming back for more tonite.  I’m sure you held youre own.

  • Anonymous

    Dugan, is that your real name?
    WE ARE ALL ANONYMOUS.

  • BL1Y

    Speak for yourself.  BL1Y is my real name.

  • Bill Dugan

    Of course I go by my real name.  Whose else would I use, peckerlicker?  Man up!

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Dugan
  • http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/bill/dugan

    http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/bill/dugan
    Im friggin’ famous, man.