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    Attractive People May or May Not Be Better Lawyers, But They Do Get Paid More

    Earlier this month, your Above the Law editors had a little debate about whether attractive people make better lawyers. Apparently a couple of economists asked a similar question a decade ago. Jeff Biddle and Daniel Hamermesh published a paper in the Journal of Labor Economics in 1998 titled Beauty, Productivity, and Discrimination: Lawyers’ Looks and […]

    42 Comments / / Mar 26, 2010 at 11:09 AM