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Lawyers and Social Change

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We often hear tributes to the Bill Gates and Steve Jobs of the world for how they have transformed society, but let’s not forget that lawyers have made their own important contribution to contemporary culture by creating a free speech system that  allows new ideas to flourish. In an earlier post, I told the story of how lawyers successfully defended James Joyce’s Ulysses against  obscenity charges in the 1930’s.    This was a major victory in […]