Archive for December, 2014

Relevance of Professionalism in a Post-Legal Services Act World

Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 19:09

  (thanks to wallyconger.com)  I’ve always admired “Duke” (or Hunter S Thompson as he’s known in the mundane world). For anyone who could consume the amount of drugs he did and yet write as brilliantly as he could must be professional. I have written a post for the legal profession section of Jotwell on Nick Robinson’s […]






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The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others…redux

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 at 15:11

(thanks to kardsunlimited) Years ago, as a naive graduate student at Warwick, I was invited to a conference on lawyers, doctors and others at Oxford. Philip Lewis organised it. What I loved about the conference was that all my heroes in the sociology of the professions and lawyers were there–Eliot Freidson, Terry Johnson, Marc Galanter, Dietrich Rueschemeyer, […]






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