TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Dec 22, 2014

When the 114th Congress convenes in January, the U.S. Capitol will be a little less lawyerly, but not by a lot, National Journal reports. Members of the House of Representatives holding law degrees will be down from 169 to 160, while lawyers in the Senate will be down from 57 to 53. Of those newly elected, 20 hold law degrees. The Senate’s incoming class will include four lawyers, while the House freshman class will include 16. Read more about the group.