The Case Against Lawyers
By Catherine Crier
THE EMMY AWARD-WINNING HOST OF COURT TV’S "CATHERINE CRIER LIVE" DESCRIBES AN AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM DANGEROUSLY OUT OF CONTROL --
AND FINDS THE LAWYERS GUILTY AS CHARGED.
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The Case Against Lawyers is both an angry indictment and an eloquent plea for a return to common sense. It decries a system of laws so complex even the enforcers -- such as the IRS -- cannot understand them. It unmasks a litigation-crazed society where billion-dollar judgments mostly line the pockets of personal injury lawyers. It deplores the stupidity of a system of liability that leads to such results as a label on a stroller that warns, "Remove child before folding." It indicts a criminal justice system that puts minor drug offenders away for life yet allows celebrity murderers to walk free. And it excoriates the sheer corruption of the iron triangle of lawyers, bureaucrats, and politicians who profit mightily from all this inefficiency, injustice, and abuse.
The Case Against Lawyers will make readers hopping mad. And it will make them realize that the only response can be to demand change. Now.
The lawyers have already attacked. ... Many have written "reviews" of the book with such comments as "The problem with this book is that it is not serious..." or "Unfortunately, in this book, she serves up the sort of superficial analysis that will handicap the public. ..."
Balderdash! to say it mildly. Crier exposes one of the most serious problems in a Democracy and a serious flaw in our Constitution. The Founders blundered by failing to:
Conflicts-of-interest cannot get more serious than lawyers making laws and then returning to a private practice to utilize those laws. In many cases, Legislators, Representatives and Senators retain interest in their practices even while serving.
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