Cause Lawyering: Political Commitments and Professional Responsibilities (Oxford Socio-Legal Studies) by Austin Sarat
Oxford University Press | January 8, 1998 | English | ISBN: 0195113209 | 576 pages | PDF | 37 MB
Why do some lawyers devote themselves to a given social movement or political cause? How are such deeds of individual commitment and personal belief justly executed, given the ideals of disinterested professional service to which lawyers are (in theory, at least) supposed to adhere? What can we learn from such lawyers about the relationship between law and politics?