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Published: 12 September 1991

424 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780195072631

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American Lawyers

Richard L. Abel

This comprehensive picture of the contemporary American legal profession traces its development over the last hundred years. Abel examines a variety of topics including the nature and effect of entry barriers, the rise and fall of restrictive practices, efforts to create demand for lawyers' services, self-regulation, the income and status of lawyers, the growth of public and private employment, the displacement of solo and small firms, and the allocation of lawyers to roles.

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