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Author Galanter, Marc, 1931-

Title Lowering the bar [electronic resource] : lawyer jokes and legal culture / Marc Galanter.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 429 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-411) and index.
Contents Lies and strategems : the corruption of discourse -- The lawyer as economic predator -- Playmates of the devil -- Conflict : lawyers as fomenters of strife -- The demography of the world of lawyer jokes -- Betrayers of trust -- The lawyer as morally deficient -- Lawyers as objects of scorn -- "A good start!" death wish jokes -- Enemies of justice -- Only in America?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Lawyers -- United States -- Humor.
Lawyers -- United States -- Public opinion.
Lawyers -- Complaints against -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0299213501 (cloth : alk. paper)

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