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How lawyers have made a racket out of law.

Thomas, William

How lawyers have made a racket out of law.

by Thomas, William

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Published in Carson, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Justice, Administration of -- United States.,
    • Lawyers -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF8700.Z9 T45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination177 p.
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5325850M
      LC Control Number72178685

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        high fees and for fraud and legal fictions in the legal profession, a lot of lawyers would be out of business. Read the book, Woe unto you, Lawyers! by Yale University law professor Fred Rodell, , if you want to know about the law profession. A lawyer with integrity, honesty and truthfulness and a right sense of justice is a honorable person. I have a further objection to The Color of Law, in that Rothstein treats the New Deal as if Franklin Roosevelt and the New Dealers were just another bunch of racist politicians. The book even features FDR in the frontispiece, portraying him as central to the story of American racism. This is nonsense and a serious misrepresentation of the New Deal.

      British lawyer and renowned civil liberties advocate Shami Chakrabarti once wrote that To Kill a Mockingbird inspired her to become a lawyer. While the beloved Harper Lee novel may be the most well-known books centered around the courtroom, it’s far from the only one of its kind. Read on for a roundup of six must-read books for law students (that aren’t To Kill a Mockingbird).   "This case could have died at any moment, and no one in D.C. would have given a s***," says one lawyer. In January subpoenas finally went out to a group of repeat Milberg plaintiffs.


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