Books tagged: legal profession

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The Legal Times They Are A-Changin'
Price: Free! Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
This second collection of Kevin’s blog posts for The Now of Law and the Colorado Bar Association focuses on the future and culture of law, including insights on technology, innovation, neuro-culture, and entrepreneurship. Extensively researched, visionary, and written in a crisp, conversational style by a man on a mission to bring wellbeing to the people who learn, teach, and practice the law.
The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,250. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Comparative
'The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland' is a new exploration of history, controversy and reform about the Irish system. During recent legislative debate over a reform bill, Alan Shatter, Minister of Justice in Ireland, publicly called this study, in its earlier form as a dissertation, "marvellous" and stated that it "should be compulsory reading for us all." Foreword by John Flood.
Representing the Poor: Legal Advocacy and Welfare Reform During Reagan's Gubernatorial Years
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
An extended, multifaceted case study of a kind not much found in scholarship on social cause lawyering. The narrative highlights the forceful presence of Ronald Reagan and the key role in representing the welfare poor of Ralph S. Abascal, a legal aid attorney. To fight Reagan’s welfare policies, Abascal with other legal services lawyers affected judicial, legislative, and administrative change.
Women in Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Universally considered to be pathbreaking, landmark, and provocative since its first edition was published 3 decades ago, WOMEN IN LAW provides a sociological and historical analysis of the overt and subtle ceilings placed on women in the legal profession in their various roles. It is a foundational work for departments of gender studies, law, & sociology — but also readable by a general audience.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 5 - March 2013
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 121,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Antitrust
The Yale Law Journal (Vol. 122, #5) features articles and essays on law and legal theory by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include "Commandeering and Constitutional Change," by Wesley Campbell; "Parallel Exclusion," by C. Scott Hemphill & Tim Wu; and "Reconceptualizing the Burden of Proof," by Edward Cheng; in addition, this March 2013 issue contains substantial student research.
Yale Law Journal: Volume 122, Number 6 - April 2013
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,760. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Gender & the Law, Nonfiction » Law » Property
Yale Law Journal's April '13 issue features an article on rape-by-deception and the myth of sexual autonomy, by Jed Rubenfeld; an essay on extortion and "abuse of property right," by Larissa Katz; and a book review essay on the new generation of civil rights lawyers and the construction of racial identity, by Anthony Alfieri & Angela Onwuachi-Willig. Issue also features extensive student research.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 8 - June 2013
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,870. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
The Harvard Law Review's June '13 ebook edition featured active Contents, linked notes, and proper formatting. Contents of Issue 8: "Racial Capitalism," by Nancy Leong; "Shallow Signals," by Bert Huang; "All Unhappy Families: Tales of Old Age, Rational Actors, and the Disordered Life," by Ariela Dubler; and an essay by Risa Goluboff on civil rights lawyers, plus student work. Book Review, "Lawyers
What Do Lawyers Do?: An Ethnography of a Corporate Law Firm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
A legal scholar and sociologist, Flood spent years observing a large US law firm from the inside--much like an embedded journalist, but with the perspective of a researcher on the theory & practice of legal organizations. What he analyzed resulted in a study cited by many scholars over the years as the ultimate account of the inner workings of a corporate law firm. Adds a foreword by Lynn Mather.
Lawyering By Dummies Student Expanded Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,860. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
The truth about lawyers and lawsuits: there is nothing humorous or satirical about it.
Lawyers on Their Own: The Solo Practitioner in an Urban Setting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,460. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Renowned socio-legal study of lawyers in solo practice in Chicago during the 1960s, as updated in 1994. Includes new 2011 Foreword by law professor William Gallagher. The book is considered foundational for studies of the legal profession and legal ethics for small-client practice. Carlin exposes the underbelly of practice among solo lawyers and their methods of getting business, in many settings.