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A Book About Lawyers   By: (1831-1901)

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John Cordy Jeaffreson's A Book About Lawyers delves into the intriguing and varied world of legal professionals. With meticulous attention to detail, Jeaffreson showcases his extensive knowledge of the subject matter, presenting a comprehensive exploration of the intricacies of the legal profession.

The author begins by tracing the historical origins of lawyers, taking readers on a fascinating journey through ancient societies where legal systems were first established. Through engaging anecdotes and carefully researched facts, Jeaffreson paints a vivid picture of the early legal landscape, setting the stage for the evolution of lawyers over time.

One of the book's greatest strengths lies in its ability to shed light on the multifaceted nature of the legal profession. Jeaffreson covers the different types of lawyers, from barristers to solicitors, highlighting their distinct roles and responsibilities within the legal framework. By unraveling the complex web of legal branches, the author demystifies the intricacies of the profession, making it more accessible to a wider audience.

What sets this book apart is the author's thoughtful analysis of the ethical and moral dilemmas faced by lawyers. Jeaffreson explores the delicate balancing act that legal professionals must navigate, weighing their duty to their clients against their ethical obligations. By seamlessly blending case studies with philosophical debates, he invites readers to grapple with the profound questions that arise in the pursuit of justice.

While the book primarily focuses on the British legal system, Jeaffreson presents a global perspective, drawing examples from various jurisdictions to emphasize the universal nature of the legal profession. This inclusivity enables readers from different backgrounds to connect with the themes explored and appreciate the common challenges faced by lawyers worldwide.

Though seemingly niche, A Book About Lawyers proves to be an engaging and accessible read for both legal enthusiasts and general readers. Jeaffreson employs a narrative style that effortlessly sweeps readers along as he unravels the intricate tapestry of the legal world. With its rich historical context, insightful analysis, and relatable anecdotes, this book is a valuable resource for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the legal profession and its impact on society.

In conclusion, A Book About Lawyers by John Cordy Jeaffreson offers an enlightening and captivating examination of the legal profession. Jeaffreson's meticulous research and passion for the subject shine through, making this book an essential addition to any legal library or an enthralling read for curious minds.

First Page:

A BOOK ABOUT LAWYERS.

by

JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON,

Barrister at Law Author of "A Book About Doctors," Etc., Etc.

Reprinted from the London Edition.

Two Volumes in One.

New York: Carleton, Publisher, Madison Square. London: S. Low, Son & Co., M DCCC LXXV.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1807, by G.W. Carleton & Co., In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

John F. Trow & Son, Printers, 205 213 East 12th St., New York.

CONTENTS.

PART I. HOUSES AND HOUSEHOLDERS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. LADIES IN LAW COLLEGES 7

II. THE LAST OF THE LADIES 13

III. YORK HOUSE AND POWIS HOUSE 22

IV. LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS 27

V. THE OLD LAW QUARTER 36

PART II. LOVES OF THE LAWYERS.

VI. A LOTTERY 49

VII. GOOD QUEEN BESS 55

VIII. REJECTED ADDRESSES 62

IX. "CICERO" UPON HIS TRIAL 71

X. BROTHERS IN TROUBLE 75

XI. EARLY MARRIAGES 86

PART III... Continue reading book >>




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