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Lawyers and Clients: Putting Professional Service on the Agenda of Legal Education

Submitted by Chittam Thakore on Tue,10/11/2009
Author(s)
Sarat, Austin
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Publication
Journal of Legal Education
Volume number
41
Year
1991
First page number
43
Last page number
53
Country
United States
Abstract
An empirical study of lawyer-client interactions in one practice context illustrates the way lawyers respond to client problems and raises questions about the exercise of professional authority. It is concluded that law schools' failure to train lawyers to be sensitive and responsive has important consequences for the legal profession.
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