TITLE

The Goldfarb Case: Lawyers' Fees

AUTHOR(S)
Schuck, Peter H.
PUB. DATE
October 1975
SOURCE
New Republic;10/11/75, Vol. 173 Issue 15, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a case filed by Lew Goldfarb and Ruth Goldfarb, a couple from Virginia against the Virginia state bar regarding the violation of federal antitrust laws by the bar association. Background information on the case; Assessment of the legal theory behind the case; Ground cited by the bar association in defense of its position; Comparison of similar provisions in other states; Response of the judiciary on the case; Fact that title searches are still conducted in much the same way that they were conducted before the American Revolution; Information on the decision given by the Court of Appeals on the Goldfrab's case; Discussion of the Supreme Court's view on the case and its decision on the case; Statement that the power of the states to regulate the professions, and particularly the legal profession, remains unimpaired, and that forms of competition usual in the business world may be demoralizing to the ethical standards of a profession.
ACCESSION #
10305854

 

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