• Lawyer Lawyers A Plus In A Private
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    Career Project. J. Hall Pd. 6 Lawyer The career I have chosen is to become a lawyer, in either a private practice or firm, or for the government. The definition of a lawyer is an advocate or advisor in society, that is as an advocate, to represent one of the opposing parties in a criminal or civil trial, and as an advisor to counsel clients as to their legal rights and suggest courses of action. But that is not all a lawyer is about. Being a lawyer takes hard work, dedication, and many years in...
  • Lawyers Lawyer Law Laws
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    I had never really thought of law as even a remote possibility of a career unit recently. Several weeks ago wile studying for my least favorite class I realized that I was sort of enjoying reading law cases. Everything that I do these days I am analyzing in the back of my mind trying to figure whether I would consider it as a career. Because of my surprising revolution that I was actually enjoying the pains taking task of reading law lead me to my selection for this paper. I don't know if I have...
  • The Fight Theory And The American Legal System
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    The aim of the legal profession is to seek out the truth and provide justice for those who were wronged. Lawyers represent clients who are on opposite sides of the case, and who most often have opposite views of the truth. In the legal system there exist two opposing views on the method of uncovering the truth. Many people do not think that these two systems can coincide and believe that they remain separate in their procedure and efficacy. The truth system is one which asserts that a methodical...
  • Profesional Ethics Lawyers Are Positioned In An Amoral
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    The issues discussed by Thomas Nagel in "Ruthlessness in Public Life" are that continuities and discontinuities exist between the public and private morality. Public officials need to recognize that there are clear limitations on actions which conflict with morality concerns. Nagel explored how public and private sectors need to adhere to certain ordinary moral standards. To rectify these issues of construed morality, Nagel explores a few options. Nagel states that "If one of them takes on a pub...
  • Workplace Ethics Judicial System
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    The judicial system in the United States is in desperate need of Christians with high ethic principles to take control of our courts. More Christian lawyers in our courts is one way of getting ethics into the judicial system. There are major controversial issues lawyers encounter when dealing with their clients and business in general. Firstly, many people question if an honest lawyer can defend a guilty client. "t is true that a lawyer is expected to represent a client zealously within the bou...
  • Captain Edward J Smith Trial Case Jury
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    Creative Essay: Captain Edward J. Smith on Trail for Sinking of the Titanic The entire world is preoccupied with the fact that Captain Edward J. Smith is going to court in New York City. Captain Edward J. Smith is being accused of negligence in the sinking of the Titanic. At this trial there will be lots of media coverage. Most of the news stations across the world are preparing to film this case, so they can bring it right to you on your television screens at home. The word is going around tha...
  • Young Adults Case Lawyer Three
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    Manuel Lopez English 333 Synthesis Paper I clearly remember one wild and crazy Saturday night, I had just turned 19 years old and was out celebrating with my buddies. On my way home I decided to act like if I was on an episode of "COPS" and was arrested for drunk driving, reckless driving, evading police, resisting arrest, and underage drinking. When I went to court for my first hearing I was facing a minimum of one year in jail, five thousand dollars in fines, and a two year suspension of my dr...
  • Verbal Language Lawyers Lawyer Second
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    Anyone who works in the legal business knows that communication is both verbal and non-verbal and we also know that the verbal element-that is, the spoken word taken alone-is an extremely unreliable story-teller. This is why all lawyers should know how to interpret a second language. The second language I'm going to talk about is the non-verbal language. First, the non-verbal language creates better communication skills, needed by a lawyer. Second, the non-verbal language would greatly benefit i...
  • Cigarette Litigation 000 An Hour
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    Cigarette Litigation In August 1970 a leading tobacco defense attorney, David R. Hardy, wrote a confidential letter warning that indiscreet comments by industry scientists, including references to biologically active components of cigarette smoke and the search for a safer cigarette, constitute a real threat to the continued success in the defense of smoking and health litigation. The actual knowledge on the part of the defendant that smoking is generally dangerous to health, that certain ingred...
  • Lawyer Lawyers Source
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    A day in the life of an attorney. Its said that its the last job you " ll ever want. (source 1) Over thirty percent of lawyers who receive their law degrees are not practicing law regularly ten years after graduation. Attorneys can work up to eighteen hours a day and more than three thousand hours in a year on cases. (source 1) Lawyers also spend time in law libraries or record rooms, in the homes and offices of clients, and sometimes in jail cells. (source 22) Some courts, such as small claims,...
  • Legal Education In The Us
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    Legal Education In The UST here is no undergraduate law degree in the United States; thus, students cannot expect to study law without first completing an undergraduate degree. Basic admissions requirements for American law schools are a Bachelor's degree in any field and the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). The American law degree is called the Juris Doctor (JD) and usually requires three years of study. The JD program involves courses in American common and statute law as well as internation...
  • Johnny Cochran Trial Law
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    Johnnie Cochran was born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1937. He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of California at Los Angeles. Mr. Cochran graduated from the Loyola University School of Law in 1962. In 1963, he began his legal career in Los Angeles, California as a Deputy City Attorney for the city's criminal division. He remained in that position for three years before co-founding Cochran, Atkins and Evans. The firm practiced civil and criminal cases....
  • Frivolous Lawsuits Lawyers System Legal
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    Justice, Tranquility and The Greed for Money Lynn Hubbard is handicapped. She happens to also have her own law firm. In the past year, she sued more than 600 nearly irreproachable institutions for over two million dollars. Hubbard and her entourage of scheming lawyers have not done anything illegal. Some may argue that she has simply exercised her right to the legal system. In any case, Hubbard is part of the growing American society that has discovered large money in mass litigation. This rise...
  • Runaway Jury Grisham Easter Tobacco
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    Jury duty won't make you rich. But unfortunately, no judge ever delivered that instruction to Nicholas Easter, protagonist-juror in John Grisham's new novel The Runaway Jury. It's a timely legal thriller: giant tobacco companies versus the giant anti-smoking lobby. Three-pack-a-day, 30-year smoker Jacob Wood is dead and his widow's lawsuit becomes all things to all involved; plaintiffs' lawyers want to open the door on tobacco liability, and the industry wants it slammed shut. The author (John G...
  • Death Penalty People Country Crime
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    Crime in today s world has become more gruesome with the times. With the crimes comes jail, so more jails are being built for the prisoners. More people are be criminals are being sent to jail and getting the death penalty. Some feel that the death penalty is also a gruesome act of murder. People who commit crimes get what they deserve and if that s the death penalty they should get it, because they are taking up our space and our time. Crimes have become a major pollution in this country. If p...
  • Legal Profession Aba Lawyers Law
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    Question #3: What strategies as the legal profession used to establish a professional monopoly In what sense have these strategies been successful or unsuccessful Why Before we can discuss the way that the legal profession as attempted, either successful or not, to create a monopoly the definition of what a professional is should be looked at. A profession, according to the functionalists, is first serves the needs of the public's best interest. To the functionalists there is no professional ban...
  • Future Career Opportunities Lawyers And Accountant
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    From the beginning of a child's life parents always dream of what their kids will grow up and be. Every parent's dream is for their kid to be very successful and make a good living. Many parents dream of their kids being very rich. Lawyers and accountants make the money parents dream of their kids making. A lawyer as well as an accountant make the big bucks everyone dreams of making. These are two great careers one should explore when thinking about a lifetime job. These two careers are both go...
  • Justice System Impression Of
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    My impression of the civil trial process as part of our system of justice is negative in that it permits large companies fight and preclude small people from bringing their actions, the way it is set up, and it overloaded and is not really an effective means of stopping people from bringing frivolous cases to trial, which helps lead to justice being slower and more expensive then ever. The first reason that my impression is negative of the civil trial process as part of our system of justice is ...