vii, 110 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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"Proposes deregulating entry into the legal profession to open up competition among and improve innovation by lawyers, reduce social costs of high legal fees, and make more efficient use of the nation's labor resources, while lowering legal costs and providing consumers with a wider range of legal services"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 100-106) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The market for lawyers Evidence of earnings premiums in the legal profession Sources of lawyers' earnings premiums Welfare costs The case for deregulating entry into the legal profession Toward policy reform.
KF306 .W48 2011
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press,