Law and the American future

Law and the American future

Law and the American future

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): American Assembly
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New Jersey
  • Publication Information: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1976
  • Material: Conference publication
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Spectrum book.
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Additional Format

Online version: Law and the American future. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, ©1976 (OCoLC)565182663

Short Description

VIII, 212 pages ; 21 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Law and the American future is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Responsable Person: [edited by Murray L. Schwartz].
  • Publication Date: 1976
  • Copyright Date: 1976
  • Location: Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
  • Country/State: New Jersey
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 1976
  • Last edition Date: 1976
  • General Notes: At head of title: The American Assembly, Columbia University.
    Background papers for The American Assembly on Law and a Changing Society II, which met at Stanford University Law School, Stanford Calif., June 26-29, 1975.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF210
  • Dewey Code: 340.0973
  • ISBN: 0135260612 9780135260616 0135260531 9780135260531
  • OCLC: 1818526

Main Contents

Introduction : Law and the American future / Murray L. Schwartz
Part I. The shape of the future
Demographic changes and the legal system / Philip M. Hauser
Economics, evolution, and law / Kenneth E. Boulding
The future of communications and the law / Douglass Cater
Work, family, and values in the years ahead / Suzanne Keller
Individuality, community, and law / Kenneth L. Karst
Part II. The representation of the unrepresented
Representation in rule-making / Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.
Public interest law : problems and prospects / Joel F. Handler
Legal services for citizens of moderate income / Jane Lakes Frank
Civil legal services for the poor / William R. Klaus
Part III. The role and responsibility of lawyers
Toward a simplified system of law / Edward C. Halbach, Jr.
The role of the private lawyer / Lyman M. Tondel, Jr.
The control of the public lawyer / Burke Marshall
Education of present and future lawyers / Charles J. Meyers
Education of citizens about law / Joel F. Henning.

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