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Verdicts on lawyers

Author: Ralph Nader; Mark J Green
Publisher: New York : Crowell, ©1976.
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"The lawyering fraternity merits an inside audit. [This book] evaluates the fraternity as advocates before the bar of justice"--An overview / Ralph Nader, p. xi.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Nader; Mark J Green
ISBN: 0690010060 9780690010060
OCLC Number: 1551434
Description: xix, 341 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The ABA and the organized bar: The ABA as trade association / Mark Green --
Pro bono ABA? / Marina S. Tucker --
Of judges and the ABA / John P. MacKenzie --
Sanctions and disbarment: they sit in judgment / Martin Garbus & Joel Seligman --
2. The canons of profits: The gross legal product: "How much justice can you afford?" / Mark Green --
The mystique of lawyers / David Riley --
Advertising and soliciting: the case for ambulance chasing / Monroe H. Freedman --
How to avoid lawyers / Jethro K. Lieberman --
The drive to specialization / Jerome A. Hochberg --
3. Access to the legal system: "Thou shalt not ration justice": Undermining poverty lawyers / Representative John B. Conyers, Jr. --
State of siege: group legal services for the middle class / Jim Lorenz --
The public interest bar: an audit / Charles R. Halpern --
Class actions: let the people in / Beverly C. Moore, Jr. & Fred R. Harris --
4. The business lawyer: the limits of representation: The Washington lawyer: when to say no / Joseph A. Califano, Jr. --
The lawyer-lobbyist / Michael Pertschuk --
In-house corporate counsel: the erosion of independence / Jay M. Smyser --
5. The government lawyer: Who is the client?: Crisis at justice / Ramsey Clark --
The prosecutor: the duty to seek justice / Victor Rabinowitz --
Defending the government: How vigorous is too vigorous? / Alan B. Morrison --
6. Judges: sketches from Detroit, New York City, Chicago: Reflections of a radical judge: beyond the courtroom / Judge Justin C. Ravitz --
The ten worst judges / Jack Newfield --
Lawyers on judges: competence and selection / John R. Schmidt --
Epilogue: A congressional role in lawyer reform? / Senator John V. Tunney & Jane Lakes Frank.
Responsibility: edited by Ralph Nader, Mark Green.

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"The lawyering fraternity merits an inside audit. [This book] evaluates the fraternity as advocates before the bar of justice"--An overview / Ralph Nader, p. xi.

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