Friday, June 07, 2013

Affordable Legal Care Act, anyone?

A good attorney can be worth far more than his or her weight in gold and I know lots of good attorneys.

But I also know the limitations of a government run cartel and the legal profession is one. If you really need an attorney with legal expertise, go find one with the best available training and experience and pay him or her well. But that occasional need shouldn't necessitate clinging to a regulatory model we know does not serve willing providers and willing consumers very efficiently.

As such, I suggest changing Kentucky law to decriminalize the practice of law without government permission. Would just involve striking one line of statute: