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Legal Quote of the Week: How the Legal Profession Affects Your Mind

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joseph storeyThe law, — a profession whose general principles enlighten and enlarge, but whose minutiae contract and distract the mind.

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Story, Letter to Samuel P.P Fay, September 6, 1798, from the Life and Letters of Joseph Story 1:71 (William W. Story ed. 1851)