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A Nation under Lawyers

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PAPERBACK

$43.50 • £34.95 • €39.00

ISBN 9780674601383

Publication Date: 03/01/1996

Short

352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 halftones

Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)

  • Introduction
    • 1. A Nation Under Lawyers
  • Part I. Professionalism and its Discontents
    • 2. When Just Being a Good Lawyer Isn’s Enough
    • 3. Connoisseurs of Conflict
    • 4. When Ethical Worlds Collide
    • 5. Feeling Bad When One Should Be Feeling Good; Feeling Good When One Should Be Feeling Bad
  • Part II. The Ways and Tastes of Magistrates
    • 6. Cracks in the Classical Façade
    • 7. The New Ball Game
    • 8. The Extra Man on the Field: Hey! Wasn’s That the Umpire?
  • Part III. The Lamp of Learning
    • 9. The Balld of Karl Llewellyn
    • 10. The New Academy — Look, Ma! No Hands!
    • 11. The Mighty Princess and the Woman by the Wayside
  • Part IV. Lawyers and the Democratic Experiment
    • 12. One Vast School of Law
    • 13. In the Balance
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Mary Ann Glendon Is a 2005 National Humanities Medal Winner
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