The American Legal Profession In Crisis

Author: James E. Moliterno
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019939914X
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This book demonstrates how the profession has held to its anachronistic ways at key crisis points in US history: Watergate, communist infiltration, waves of immigration, the explosion of litigation, and the current economic crisis that ...

The American Legal Profession

Author: Christopher P. Banks
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1506333133
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The book's concluding chapter addresses some of the major trends and reform
issues that challenge the structure and integrity of the American legal profession.
... These systemic issues are significant because it remains an open question as
to whether the legal profession can continue to remain faithful to its professional
values and ideals without taking remedial steps ... Moliterno, James E. The
American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change.
New York ...

Legal Imperialism

Author: James A. Gardner
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During this period, as described above, the formal legal system and the
traditional legal profession were criticized for their remoteness from social reality,
their resistance to change, and their protection of vested interests. In response
the Frei government, with substantial support from American foreign aid,
launched a series of development policies concerned with housing, education,
and agrarian reform. Legal reform, and American legal assistance, was a small
part of this process.

Criminal Justice Information

Author: Dennis C. Benamati
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897749572
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Through an exploration of the crisis engendered by the failure of the crimino-
legal complex to solve the problems of crime and criminality, Alison Young
exposes the cultural dimension of its institutions and practices. ... Women
entering the legal profession: Change and resistance • The organizational logic
of the gendered legal world and women lawyers' responses • Women in
corrections: Advancement and resistance • Gendered organizational logic and
women CO response • Doing ...

The Journal Of The American Osteopathic Association

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But the crisis in professional liability insurance involves as well the legal
profession, the insurance industry, and the consumer public. All of these share as
... There is little evidence that either the legal profession or the insurance industry
is anxious to change the status quo. It is becoming ... Such a solution certainly
would be a strong incentive to even the most conservative physician for not
mounting too strong a resistance to a national health insurance program. Most
observers of the ...

The Ideology Of Apolitical Politics

Author: James Carl Foster
Publisher: Associated Faculty PressInc
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The Elite Lawyers' Response to the Legitimation Crisis in American Capitalism:
1870-1920 James Carl Foster. In fact, they incurred considerable resistance.80
The point is that nevertheless Langdell's methods won out: "By the end of the
century, the success of the new method seemed assured."81 Two further points
should be noted at this juncture. First, LangdeU's educational changes
complemented the legal progressives' effort to legitimize government by lawyers.
If lawyers could ...

Legal Culture And The Legal Profession

Author: Lawrence Meir Friedman
Publisher: Westview Pr
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Japanese who want to sue, however, have to filter their complaints through a
tough and resistant structure. And Japan ... Robert M. Hayden, "The Cultural
Logic of a Political Crisis: Common Sense, Hegemony and the Great American
Liability Insurance Famine of 1986," in 1 1 Studies in Law, Politics and Society 95
(1991). 2. Marc Galanter ... 1); see also Robert L. Nelson, "The Futures of
American Lawyers: A Demographic Profile of a Changing Profession in a
Changing Society," ...

Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall
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Pierre Salama. between Optimism and Drama; SA05766 Consensuated
Migration Policies in Latin America: SA04I21 Protestantism and Modernity: The
Implications of Religious Change in Contemporary Rural Oaxaca; SA04779
Returnees and ... SA03920 Narrating Social Structure: Stories of Resistance to
Legal Authority; SA04840 Negotiating for Justice, Fighting for Law: The Dialectic
of Promoting and Settling Disputes in the Current Global Era; SA04828
Regulatory Spaces and ...

Modern Chivalry In Early American Law

Author: Madeline Sapienza
Publisher: Univ Pr of Amer
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The Rise of the Legal Profession in America. 2 vols . Norman, OK: The University
of Oklahoma ... Davis, William W.H. The Fries Rebellion: An Armed Resistance to
the House Tax Law, Passed by Congress July 9 1798, in Bucks and Northampton
Counties Pennsylvania. Doylestown, PA, 1899; reprint ed., Mass ... Ely, James W.
, Jr. "Law in a Republican Society: Continuity and Change in the Legal System of
Postrevolutionary America." In Perspectives on Revolution and Evolution.


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significantly, more definitive theological ethics, notably, To Will and To Do and
The Meaning of the City, both of which appeared ten years before the American
crisis reached apocalyptic magnitude. ... most part, and became, toward the end
of the decade of the sixties, highly political and, in fact, an instrument of
totalitarian abuse (for both Green Berets and Black Panthers, as it were), there
was a definite impact, attributable to the ideas generated through Ellul, upon the
legal profession.