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SOURCES OF THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN LAW OF LAWYERING

Hoeflich, Michael H.


Item #: 65166

Pages: 668 pp.
Published: OE; Random House, Macmillan Co., Harper Bros; Reprinted in 2007.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, LEGAL PROFESSION

The professional behavior of lawyers was a topic thatattracted a good deal of attention during the 19th century.It was examined directly in bar rules, essays and books andindirectly in biographies, histories, testimonials andfuneral orations. Despite the quality and range of thisliterature, it is mostly forgotten today. It is alsodifficult to locate many of the finest examples. Compiledfrom a broad array of scarce materials, Sources on theHistory of the American Law of Lawyering invites areappraisal of the history of lawyering during the 19thcentury and addresses topics on legal ethics andprofessional behavior that are as relevant today as theywere in the 19th century.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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