At The Bar

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Simon and Schuster, 1995 - 333 sivua
Every Friday for seven years, David Margolick has examined the American fascination with the culture of law and lawyering in his New York Times column, "At the Bar." Here are the best of his observations on the lawyer's trade--from its noblest moments to its greatest blunders. From profiles of distinguished or notorious legal professionals to provocative explorations of legal ethics and observations on the changing legal profession, this collection is an entertaining must-read for anyone interested in the folkways of modern American law, put forth with wit, rigor, and insight by one of the nation's foremost legal commentators. Book jacket.
 

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An engaging and exceedingly readable collection of essays on legal matters both great and modest. Margolick is a journalist who also boasts (perhaps ``admits to'' is a better phrase) a law degree ... Lue koko arvostelu

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Introduction
11
Love Hate and Fascination
19
Rituals
47
Competition
67
The Feminization of the Law
91
Of Ramboism and Recycling
111
Ethics
131
In the Trenchesand Beyond
161
Of Judges Real and WouldBe
179
Academia
219
Personalities
247
Nooks and Crannies
279
Doing Gods Work
315
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