Beyond this misrepresentation of other forum members’ postings on the subject, you’re also comparing a job (that is, of lawyer) to a field of academic study (theoretical physics). Obviously this isn’t a fair comparison and I think most laymen would be equally stupefied by the dense stuff that comes out of legal academia as they would the stuff that comes out of physics academia.
Nobody's saying that, and I'm not sure who you're trying to impress with first-year physics concepts. Multiple people in this thread have science and engineering degrees. Rote memorization or basic scientific analysis isn't impressive, which is why we have unemployed and chronically underpaid PhD grads.