No exact computation of the number of practicing attorneys who are members of legal fraternities is available. However, well over 120,000 law students have in the past 82 years affiliated with a legal fraternity-no account being taken of the numbers belonging to purely local societies. Since the great majority of these individuals have entered into the practice, it is apparent that the Survey of the Legal Profession would not be exhaustive without some reference to such organizations. Professional Greek-letter fraternities now exist in practically all conceivable fields from Animal Husbandry to Textile Arts. Their legal counterpart furnished the model.
Kenneth H. York,
Mich. L. Rev.
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