Foreward: Reintroducing a Classic Study of the Legal Profession
7 Pages Posted: 19 Jul 2011
Date Written: July 16, 2011
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
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