oa De Rebus - The devil in the data : editor's note

Volume 2014, Issue 545
  • ISSN : 0250-0329



The phrase 'lies, damn lies and statistics' has often been used to bolster weak arguments. I make this disclaimer upfront for readers who may have this reaction when scanning the statistics providing an overview of the attorneys' profession on page 20 of this issue. The profession has, like other institutions, veered from not capturing race and gender statistics for various reasons, to providing tentative information since 2008. It has been only in the past few years that concrete figures have begun to emerge on the attorneys' profession.

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