Rhode, Deborah L.

The Trouble with Lawyers. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015. - 1 online resource (245 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. The Conditions of Practice; 3. Access to Justice; 4. Diversity in the Profession; 5. Regulation of the Profession; 6. Legal Education; 7. Conclusion; Notes; Index

By any measure, the law as a profession is in serious trouble. Americans' trust in lawyers is at a low, and many members of the profession wish they had chosen a different path. Law schools, with their endlessly rising tuitions, are churning out too many graduates for the jobs available. Yet despite the glut of lawyers, the United States ranks 67th (tied with Uganda) of 97 countries in access to justice and affordability of legal services. The upper echelons of the legal establishment remain heavily white and male. Most problematic of all, the professional organizations that could help remedy

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Attorney and client -- United States.
Lawyers -- United States.
Legal ethics -- United States.
Practice of law -- United States.


Electronic books.

KF297 .R485 2015

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