Foreward: Reintroducing a Classic Study of the Legal Profession

7 Pages Posted: 19 Jul 2011  

William T. Gallagher

Golden Gate University School of Law

Date Written: July 16, 2011

Abstract

This Foreward introduces the re-issue (in print and ebook formats) of Jerome E. Carlin, Lawyers on Their Own (Quid Pro Books, Classics of Law & Society Series, 2011). The Foreward highlights the main contributions of Carlin's classic empirical study of urban solo-practice lawyers and identifies some of the contemporary scholarship on the legal profession that Carlin's book has influenced.

Keywords: Legal profession, lawyers, legal ethics, empirical social science

Suggested Citation

Gallagher, William T., Foreward: Reintroducing a Classic Study of the Legal Profession (July 16, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1887289 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1887289

William T. Gallagher (Contact Author)

Golden Gate University School of Law ( email )

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San Francisco, CA 94105
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(415) 369-5339 (Phone)

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