Legal Profession

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  • Gender Inequality And The Legal Profession

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    about corresponding ideas and discussing their identical goals; the prevalence of gender inequality in the legal profession and the unjust consequences derived from it. Similarly, all five sources intentions are to oppose the standard viewpoint that gender inequality has diminished and provide evidence to support this claim. Their ideas of remedying gender inequality in the legal profession overlap as well as contradict one another. A discourse community is said to be resistant to internal criticism

  • A Critical Analysis of The Legal Professions

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    A Critical Analysis of The Legal Professions 1.0 Introduction The English legal profession, which applies in England and Wales, is separated into two different types of lawyer: the solicitor and the barrister. There are similarities and areas of overlap in both jobs. A solicitor deals with a whole spectrum of legal issues whereas a barrister usually specialises in one area and advises solicitors when asked. Solicitors are usually employed in a partnership as part

  • Legal Profession and Legal Ethics Summative Assessment

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    The legal profession has been historically linked with a moral and ethical behaviour on the part of its participants, and as such it is bound to necessitate careful scrutiny, in the same manner that the medical profession does. Solicitors are regulated by the Law Society of Scotland, and advocates by the Faculty of Advocates. Both bodies deal with a variety of matters, from establishing qualifications for admission to the profession to rules of professional conduct and disciplinary actions. They

  • Legal Profession and Legal Ethics Summative Assessment

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    Question 3 In the early times of the legal profession, not acting for the poor was considered to be a “mortal sin” and could potentially even lead to losing one’s profession. Ever since the 15th century, through the so called “Poor’s Role”, it became customary for legal professionals to offer their expertise without charging those who could not afford to pay for it. However, this has always been more of a “façade” requirement and there were always ways to avoid taking on the workload-for example

  • Inequality In Legal Profession Essay

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    How Female Attorneys Face Inequality in their Profession The legal profession is glorified by nations and people around the world. People romanticise law degrees by creating films and TV shows that focus on the cases attorneys argue and the justice that they demand. Sadly, attorneys in real life, particularly female attorneys, fight for justice for others while not receiving justice themselves. Female’s in law, while making up more than 50% of law school students (Olson), face inequality continuously

  • The Australian Legal System Of Justice And The Legal Profession

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    Australian Legal System encompasses a distinct adversarial court system which serves to enforce the primacy of the rule of law through its hierarchical structure. It is built upon the continuously developing system of common law, perceived as ‘the greatest achievement of Western Civilisation’, enticing to uphold justice and ensure confidence in the judiciary. This report will discuss the validity of the statement through exploring the two tiers of justice, equal access to justice, and the legal profession

  • Technologies Impact on the Legal Profession

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    Technologies Impact on the Legal Profession Law is a profession that has been important to the culture of our world since its beginning. Societies across the globe are each governed by a unique fabric of ethics and laws. Therefore, each culture has its own system formed to enforce those designated codes and standards. As early as 1792 B.C., the Babylonians had a written code of law. Known as the Hammurabi, this set of articles was designed to set up an orderly society. [1]Our government is

  • The Legal Profession: One Career, Many Avenues

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    The Legal Profession: One Career, Many Avenues Whether we are reading about the heroic small-town attorney Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mocking Bird, or watching in awe as Richard Gere portrays a smooth attorney in Primal Fear, it is apparent through culture and media that there is a power and prestige associated with the law in American society. This paper compares the training and education of such American lawyers with their English counterparts, concluding as to why it may behoove us in the US

  • The Legal Profession Concept From Greece And Rome

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    field where attorneys have to keep up with new innovations or they will fall behind.Just like any career field, innovation is a must for companies to advance in the future. Attorneys have been around since the ancient times. America copied the legal profession concept from Greece and Rome. Although these concepts were good America made some changes. Lawyers only worked for the government,but America changed it for the people to have some type of representation in court. In the past hundred years law

  • The Work and Training of Barristers and Solicitors

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    since the 15th century lawyers have been split up into two professions, barristers & solicitors. Solicitors have traditionally been the people who research cases and barristers have traditionally had rights of audiences in court. There are 60,000 solicitors in the U.K. and 6,000 barristers of which 4,000 are currently working in London. Solicitors have traditionally run the business side of the law profession running offices. Solicitors duties can include interviewing