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  • Good Lawyers In Top Firm
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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 ...
  • Sam And Adam
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    The Chamber, written by John Grisham, is about the presence of the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi. It shows the harsh reality of racism and it was still heavy in some Southern states. In the story, a young Jewish lawyer has his office bombed by members of the. The story took place in Greenville, Mississippi during the 1960's. Peek time for the civil rights movement in Mississippi. At this time many African-Americans were trying to register to vote. Also to desegregate schools, business, stores, etc...
  • Lawyers In The Past
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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...
  • Reggie And Mark
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    I read the book The Client by John Grisham. This book was about a boy, named Mark Sway, and is younger brother who witnessed a horrible suicide. Before the suicide, he talked to the lawyer who was about to kill himself. This lawyer, Jerome Clifford, had a client in New Orleans who had murdered a United States Senator and hid the body at the lawyer's house. Right before he shot himself, the lawyer told Mark everything about his Mafia connected client. When the lawyer took his life, the younger br...
  • Two Legal Journals
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    Upon first pondering the idea of comparing two legal journals, I automatically summoned thoughts of lugging a seventy pound book over to a table then blowing the dust off of it. In reality I found several journals to choose from, each with a few issues to select from. I chose Trial: Journal of Association of Trial Lawyers of America and Law Practice Management as my journals to compare / contrast. They were quite a stark contrast to what I imagined them to be, visually as well as in regard to co...
  • Lawyer's Relationship With Their Clients
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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...
  • Sherwood Hunt Law Office
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    My Grade 11 co-op placement was Sherwood Hunt Law Office. There are two Lawyers there, an office manager, and two law clerks. I usually spent most of my time with the law clerks and began to learn a lot from them right from the beginning. Jim Hunt, the lawyer who was present the most at the law office was whom I had to time to have nice, insightful conversations with about Law, School, and life. I always thought of how hard it was going to be in university and law school. I got to talk to Jim to...
  • Christian Lawyers In Our Courts
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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 boun...
  • Audience A Side Of Atticus Finch
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    Atticus Finch was a character from a small town called Maycomb in a time that we come to know is shortly following FDR's first inaugural address. Times are hard in small town America and ethics as well as morals are shaped by the way people interact with one another. Atticus has many admirable character traits; tranquility, honesty, humility, and a strong sense of civic duty. Atticus is asked to defend Tom Robinson, an African-American man accused of raping a Caucasian woman. The penalty for rap...
  • White Mobs
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    USING THE MOVIE Helpful Background: In the Southern United States, before the 1960's, blacks were segregated from whites. Not only did blacks live in different areas than whites, but by law they were not permitted to go to the same schools, sit in the same part of the courthouse, eat in the same restaurants, use the same public rest rooms or drink at the same water fountains. These laws were unconstitutional and have now been changed. The Constitution of the United States requires that before a ...
  • Non Verbal Language As A Second Language
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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...
  • Lawyer For The Defense Of Bert Cates
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    KEY LITERARY ELEMENTS SETTING The play takes place in Hillsboro. It is a small fictional town that is meant to resemble Dayton, Tennessee, where the Scopes trial was held in 1925. LIST OF CHARACTERS Major Characters Matthew Harrison Brady - a politician and lawyer. He is the prosecuting attorney for the state against Bertram Cates and a three-time presidential candidate. Henry Drummond - the lawyer for the defense. He is famous for taking the cases of unpopular clients. Rachel Brown - the daught...
  • Lawyer Closer To Bartleby
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    The Lawyer embraces life and does everything in his power to help his fellow man. This is what I see in this individual. Herman Melville's short story ' Bartleby the Scrivener, A Story of Wall Street' is one in which the main character is virtuous by nature. The Lawyer is so tolerant of Turkey and Nipper's unusual behaviors that he showers them with kindness. His kind nature is tested even further by Bartleby's behavior. It seems perfectly obvious that the Lawyer goes out of his way to be sensit...
  • First Rate Lawyers These Firms
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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,...
  • Law Practice Of Johnnie L Cochran
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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. ...
  • First Lawyer Rudy
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    The Rainmaker In layman's terms a rainmaker is a legal case that brings in a huge sum of money for the lawyer and the lawyers client. John Grisham uses this term in The Rainmaker to mark the highest point in the main characters previously troubled life. The word rainmaker characterizes the success of Rudy Baylors rollercoaster ride through the legal profession. Along this bumpy road Rudy, the main character, grows as an individual. Rudy adheres to his beliefs and morals, which relates to the sta...
  • Great Job Opportunities For Accountants
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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 goo...
  • Career In International Law
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    Certainty at last! So many nights my body has begged for sleep but my mind has not been indulgent. The hours I have daydreamed away pondering infinite possibilities. But now finally, I know exactly what I want to do. I want to study law and practice in the field of international law. The strangest part is, I have been following this path all along. I studied languages, traveled exhaustively and interested myself in all legal issues. Everyone I know has suggested law school at least once. "You wo...
  • Lawyer And A Fair Trial
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    An individual has quite a few rights when in court. One right is that everyone is entitled to a lawyer and a fair trial as seen in "Gideon's Trumpet" when Gideon gets convicted of robbing money from the pool house he soon goes to trial after that. At first, he cannot afford to pay for a lawyer so he defends himself. A person in court can also choose to defend themselves in court if they feel that they do not need a lawyer to defend them. Another right an individual has while in court is to be ap...
  • My Favorite Mule Bessie
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    Farmer Joe decided his injuries from the accident were serious enough to take the trucking company (responsible for the accident) to court. In court the trucking company's fancy lawyer was questioning farmer Joe. "Didn't you say, at the scene of the accident, ' I'm fine'?' said the lawyer. Farmer Joe responded, "Well, I'll tell you what happened. I had just loaded my favorite mule Bessie into the. ' "I didn't ask for any details,' the lawyer interrupted, "just answer the question. Did you not sa...

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