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The Role of Lawyers in Changing the Law


  • Rubin, Paul H
  • Bailey, Martin J


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  • Rubin, Paul H & Bailey, Martin J, 1994. "The Role of Lawyers in Changing the Law," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 23(2), pages 807-831, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jlstud:v:23:y:1994:i:2:p:807-31

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    1. Allen, Ronald J, et al, 1990. "A Positive Theory of the Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine," The Journal of Legal Studies, University of Chicago Press, vol. 19(2), pages 359-397, June.
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    3. Cooter, Robert D & Rubinfeld, Daniel L, 1989. "Economic Analysis of Legal Disputes and Their Resolution," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 27(3), pages 1067-1097, September.
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