Alberta Law Review
legal professions; professionalism; history; professional ethics
This paper explores the mythologies contemporary lawyers generate in defence of existing professional structures. Drawing on the history of legal professions, the paper engages critically with professional apologetics, from a perspective influenced by diverse contemporary writings on legal professions including those associated with Richard Abel, Terrence Halliday, and others.
W Wesley Pue, "In Pursuit of Better Myth: Lawyers' Histories and Histories of Lawyers" (1995) 33:4 Alta L Rev 730.
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