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Transformational lawyering: New approaches to law practice

Wright, J Kim
June 4, 2015

Source: (2002) State of Justice 4 (April). A periodic publication of Friends Committee on Restorative Justice

As J. Kim Wright remarks, alongside the adversarial model of law, there is a growing movement toward a new holistic legal practice and new theoretical approaches. This new model is responsive to the rapid change that has challenged the legal profession and society. Wright points to Susan Daicoff, a professor law, as being instrumental in bringing this movement to the attention of the legal profession and legal education. Daicoff refers to it as comprehensive or transformational lawyering. With all of this in mind, Wright looks at several new approaches to thinking about and practicing law.


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