is it unfair that elite law schools dominate the Supreme Court?

Read the backgrounds of the Justices on the Supreme Court. There are 205 approved law schools in America, yet the elite ones' graduates dominate the Supreme Court [and Congress]. Is this inherently unfair to minorities and lawyers from poorer families and if so, what should be done about it?

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  • Sally
    Lv 5
    1 year ago

    No. That is the way it should be where government schools are common

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  • 1 year ago

    No. Only the best lawyers should be on the Supreme Court, and the best lawyers disproportionately (although not exclusively) tend to come from the elite law schools. It's not inherently unfair to minorities because elite law schools tend to go out of their way to have minority students -- even ones who wouldn't have been allowed into an elite school if they were white.

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  • Sam
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    In our country everything revolves around money. Its a shame that's how it is but that is how it is.

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  • 1 year ago

    No

    What is unfair is when chuckleheads pretend Liberty University is the same as Harvard and pack in the Know Nothings as political patronage.

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  • sam
    Lv 6
    1 year ago

    dont you want the best?

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  • 1 year ago

    No.

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  • David
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    Frankly, I don't give a hoot what school they attended as long as they are qualified.

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Elite law schools admit students primarily based on LSAT scores and college grades. It's only to be expected that graduates of those schools are more likely to end up on the Supreme Court.

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    lol, I wonder if any of the justices cheated their way into those schools.

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