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Title Understanding lawyers : perspectives on the legal profession in Australia / edited by Roman Tomasic
Published Sydney : Law Foundation of New South Wales ; Boston : G. Allen & Unwin, 1978

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Description xi,505 pages : maps ; 23cm
Series Law in society series
Law in society series (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Law in society series (Sydney, N.S.W.)
Law in society series.
Contents Introduction / Roman Tomasic -- Part A. Choosing a perspective -- 1. Futurology / M.D. Kirby -- 2. Lawyers, law reform and legal institutions: some reflections / Ronald Sackville -- 3. A sociologist looks at research on the legal profession / Jeffrey Fitzgerald -- 4. Towards a typology of lawyer roles / Roman Tomasic -- 5. Legal associations in Australia: dimensions of a comparative analysis / Terrence C. Halliday -- 6. The study of lawyers by lawyers: obstacles to research and some suggestions / J.R. Forbes -- 7. X/Y/Z/N scales: the High Court of Australia 1972-1976 / A.R. Blackshield -- Part B. Legal education -- 8. Law and the making of legal practitioners / D.S. Anderson, J.S. Western and P.R. Boreham -- 9. Some objectives in the academic study of the legal profession / Paul Redmond -- 10. Communicating about law with the non-lawyer / Susan Churchman and Tjerk Dusseldorp -- 11. Legal education in Tasmania: what does the practitioner want? / Norman Dunbar -- 12. Planning tools and the growth of the legal profession in New South Wales / Terry Beed, Ian Campbell and Vivienne Milligan -- Part C. The organization and structure of professional activity -- 13. The legal profession in New South Wales, 1887-1906 / Stewart J. Woodman -- 14. Conveyancers at law / Jacklyn Abbott -- 15. Lawyers and clients / Elizabeth M. Lawrence -- 16. Lawyers in the community: report on research in progress by the Victoria Law Foundation / Margaret Hetherton -- 17. Structure and financial performance of legal practices in NSW / G.G. Meredith -- 18. Lawyers and policemen in a small town / R.A. Wild -- 19. Lawyers in government -- 20. Lawyers and planning -- 21. Looking at legal aid / Peter Hanks -- 22. Paralegals in solicitors' offices in New South Wales -- 23. The impact of technology upon the legal profession / Roman Tomasic and Terence Purcell
Notes Bibliography: p. [453]-498
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [453]-498
Subject Law -- Vocational guidance -- Australia.
Law -- Study and teaching -- Australia.
Lawyers -- Australia.
Practice of law -- Australia.
Author Tomasic, Roman, editor
Law Foundation of New South Wales.
LC no. 78052239
ISBN 0868611603
0868612480 (Paperback)