If you're in law school or considering it, have a look at the recent Kaplan survey of 1900-plus prospective law students, asking the reason they were seeking a legal education. The answer: Money. 73% want to go to law school to make a "high income."
No wonder lawyers are miserable. Read the post and comments at the WSJ Law Blog. And read the pieces on the ABA Journal site.
HT: WSJ Law Blog