Why Formal Legal Specialization?

Weber, Gordon M.
July 1977
American Bar Association Journal;Jul77, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p951
Academic Journal
Discusses California's development of a pilot program for the certification of legal specialists. Viewpoint of a tax lawyer about the process; Question of whether a formal specialization program will enhance the capabilities of lawyers and better serve the public; Argument that specialization could lead to a so-called closed shop.


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