The Lawyer-Judge Bias in the American Legal System

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Virtually all American judges are former lawyers. This book argues that these lawyer-judges instinctively favor the legal profession in their decisions and that this bias has far-reaching and deleterious effects on American law. There are many reasons for this bias, some obvious and some subtle. Fundamentally, it occurs because - regardless of political affiliation, race, or gender - every American judge shares a single characteristic: a career as a lawyer. This shared background results in the lawyer-judge bias. The book ...

The Lawyer-Judge Bias in the American Legal System 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107616141

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The Lawyer-Judge Bias in the American Legal System 2010, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107004757

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