Gallup: Lawyers rank low in ethical standings

Gallup has released its annual poll asking Americans to rate the honesty and ethical standards of those in various professions, reports Editor & Publisher, and lawyers rank near the bottom of the list. The good news: lawyers rank higher than senators, congressmen, labor union leaders and car salesman. But they rank behind funeral directors, bankers and journalists. At the top of the rankings are nurses while telemarketers claim the bottom spot.