American lawyers : public servants and the development of a nation /
- Publication info:
- Chicago, Ill. : American Bar Association, c2012.
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
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- American lawyers : public servants and the development of a nation / Paul D. Carrington.
- Main Author:
- Carrington, Paul D., 1931-
Chicago, Ill. : American Bar Association, 2012
- Physical Description:
xvi, 921 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents
- Prologue : the romance of American law
- Founding lawyers : enthroning law as king
- Founding lawyers as partisans : making the judiciary
- Lawyers unifying a nation
- Lawyers for equal rights for all citizens
- Lawyers and the issue of slavery
- Lawyers at war with one another
- Lawyers reconstructing the South
- Lawyers and the "search for order"
- Lawyers competing for status : law as science?
- Lawyers organizing their profession
- Lawyers for social progress
- Exporting progress : lawyers as missionaries
- Progress on a national scale
- Progress interrupted
- Institutional reforms
- Lawyers in the New Deal
- Patriotic lawyers
- Lawyers seeking world peace
- The Cold War : lawyers and loyalties
- Civil rights lawyers
- Lawyers for civil liberties and "The Great Society"
- Private lawyers enforcing public law
- Lawyers as human capitalists
- Lawyers deterring public disorder
- Lawyers in disorder : Watergate
- New law governing lawyers and legal institutions.