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p. 1128. Legal education and the legal professionlocked

  • G. Edward White

Abstract

‘Legal education and the legal profession’ considers the development of American legal education and the legal profession from the rudimentary processes of the colonial and revolutionary years, through the increasing demands for legal services in the private sector of the nineteenth century, and to the transformation of law schools in the twentieth century. Despite its current difficulties, the legal profession, including its educational and judicial sectors, remains at the centre of American life, a place that promises financial rewards, influence, and stimulating work to many of its members and that has been intimately involved with the central issues of American society and politics.

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