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lawyer

1. a member of the legal profession, esp a solicitor
2. a popular name for burbot (a fish)
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(1.) For a significant study in movement lawyering, see Scott L.
According to authors Stuart Scheingold and Austin Sarat, cause lawyers have "something to believe in." Unlike conventional lawyers, they say, cause lawyers think through the social consequences of their legal arguments and reconcile them with a broader concept of social justice: "The defining attribute of cause lawyering is not how beliefs are reconciled ...
The bias toward serving the rich and powerful may be one reason lawyering is among the professions with the highest career burnout for people between the ages of thirty and forty.
I explore lawyers' partial and inadequate coping strategies and conclude that they have no simple cure for their conflicts and must learn to live with the pain of moral lawyering. Yet, I don't intend to play a dirge to the practice of law.
Thus, two or three months, worth of lawyering more than equaled the entire amount for which Bricker had been willing to settle his case.