Law Firms, Legal Culture, and Legal Practice

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Austin Sarat
Emerald Group Publishing, 2010 - Law - 238 pages
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Large law firms have become a dominant feature of the legal landscape in the USA and elsewhere. This volume examines the situation of large law firms.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Measuring law firm culture
1
Corporate lawyers as committed to their clients
33
Past present future
73
The rise and demise of an American law firm
107
Assessing the effect of large law firm pro bono structure on pro bono commitment
145
Shifting paradigms of the roles perceptions and working conditions of legal secretaries in large law firms
169
Chapter 7 Racial and ethnic minority representation in large US law firms
211
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Austin Sarat is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence & Political Science, Amherst College. Thomas R. Kearns is William H. Hastie Professor of Philosophy & Professor of Law, Jurisprudence, & Social Thought, Amherst College.

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