Anti-inflation plans include lawyers

June 1978
American Bar Association Journal;Jun78, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p824
Academic Journal
Reports on the U.S. President Jimmy Carter's proposal of limiting professional fees, including the fees charged by lawyers, as a way of fighting inflation. Intention of the Carter's administration to try persuading for voluntary restraints; White House Press Secretary Jody Powell's doubts about the success of the program.


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