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English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Richard L Abel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the final decade of the twentieth century the legal profession witnessed profound changes. First the Conservatives sought to apply laissez-faire principles to the profession. Then Labour ... More


Takin’ It to the Courts: Legal Services, the UFW, and the Battle for the Worst Jobs in the World

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the conflict between domestic workers and guestworkers as the United Farm Workers of America (UFW), with the Florida Rural Legal Services, became involved in a struggle for “the ... More


Access to Justice: I

Ross Cranston

in How Law Works

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter is about the compensating mechanisms and how they work to further access to justice. It starts by reviewing how publicly funded ... More


The Organization of the Legal Function in Government

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter looks at the structures through which the executive deals with legal issues. It sets out who undertakes legal work, how their activities are fitted into the general action of the ... More


Playing Games with Sega

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Like other professionals—doctors, psychiatrists, priests—lawyers generally acquire immense authority over those they serve. This is particularly true if the clients are elderly, mentally or ... More


The Role and Functioning of Public-Interest Legal Organizations in the Enforcement of the Employment Laws

Christine Jolls

in Emerging Labor Market Institutions for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261577
eISBN:
9780226261812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261812.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The American legal system affords a significant array of protections to employees. Although most workers in the United States do not enjoy a general right to be dismissed only for cause—a right ... More


Party Politics

RICHARD L. ABEL

in English Lawyers between Market and State: The Politics of Professionalism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260349
eISBN:
9780191682094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260349.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter mines the political history of the last quarter of a century for insights into the parties' motivations. But though the confrontations preoccupied lawyers, they did not even register on ... More


Access to Justice in Family Matters in Post-War Britain

Mavis Maclean

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In 1948, T. H. Marshall argued that the acceptance of state funding for legal services was a necessary condition for the full and equal exercise of civil rights which legitimises Britain’s democratic ... More


The Financial Resources of Government: Monitoring and Control

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the conceptual apparatus of control: the status of the rules on which control is based, and the key concepts around which it is articulated. It also explains how the spending ... More


Rights-based Approaches to HIV in the Middle East and North Africa Region

David Patterson, Shereen El Feki, and Khadija Moalla

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses the human rights-based approach to HIV in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It explores relevant regional and national initiatives, including the provision of ... More


The Fear of Sharing Power: MDPs and ABS

James E. Moliterno

in The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This chapter examines the crisis brought about the American legal profession's fear of sharing power. This fear has been expressed in multiple ways, through the “Fear of Sears” while the Kutak ... More


Legal Services and the Cockroach Revolution

Stephen Schryer

in Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the Chicano writer and lawyer Oscar Zeta Acosta, whose novels, Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo and Revolt of the Cockroach People, chart his transformation into a radical ... More


The Financial Resources of Government: Institutions

Terence Daintith and Alan Page

in The Executive in the Constitution: Structure, Autonomy, and Internal Control

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268703
eISBN:
9780191683558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268703.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes and analyzes the internal institutions of the executive with competences in the field of finance: the Treasury; other bodies concerned with efficiency and economy; the ... More


Revolution and the Making of the Contemporary Legal Profession: England, France, and the United States

Michael Burrage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282982
eISBN:
9780191700231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282982.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The revolutions of France, the United States, and England each inspired dreams of creating legal institutions that did not depend on specialist intermediaries, and, in different ways, provoked ... More


The Learned Art: Regulating the Legal Profession

Mislav Mataija

in Private Regulation and the Internal Market: Sports, Legal Services, and Standard Setting in EU Economic Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198746652
eISBN:
9780191808937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746652.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

Chapter VI examines the regulation of the legal profession, distinguished from the previous case study by the close link between public and private regulation, as well as by specific sectorial EU ... More


1 Clients and Lawyers

Corey S. Shdaimah

in Negotiating Justice: Progressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740545
eISBN:
9780814786703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740545.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines how a group of legal services lawyers and clients understand the work they do together on issues of individual importance to clients as well as those related to broader notions ... More


Clients and Lawyers

Corey S. Shdaimah

in Negotiating Justice: Progressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740545
eISBN:
9780814786703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740545.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines how a group of legal services lawyers and clients understand the work they do together on issues of individual importance to clients as well as those related to broader notions ... More


Dis-organizing Capitalism: How Lawyers Made and Unmade the Railway Manias, 1825–1845

R. W. Kostal

in Law and English Railway Capitalism 1825–1875

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265672
eISBN:
9780191682926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265672.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Lawyers provided invaluable legal and commercial services to the scores of ‘legitimate’ railway enterprises promoted in England before 1850. Their expertise in business organization and ... More


2 Why Talk to Clients and Lawyers?: A Grounded Interpretivist Framework

Corey S. Shdaimah

in Negotiating Justice: Progressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740545
eISBN:
9780814786703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740545.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter describes the theoretical framework and methods used in interviews with clients and lawyers to study progressive lawyering. It begins by comparing two strains of literature on legal ... More


Why Talk to Clients and Lawyers?: A Grounded Interpretivist Framework

Corey S. Shdaimah

in Negotiating Justice: Progressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740545
eISBN:
9780814786703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740545.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter describes the theoretical framework and methods used in interviews with clients and lawyers to study progressive lawyering. It begins by comparing two strains of literature on legal ... More


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