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With Justice for None

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A scathing indictment of how law is taught, practiced, and administered in this country . . . One of the best books ever written on the law. The Denver Post
Renowned trial lawyer Gerry Spence takes an in-depth look at the American justice system and reveals a terrible truth: If you don t have power or money, then you likely won t receive justice either. The wealthy buy th
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published October 1st 1990 by Penguin Books (first published 1989)
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Feb 12, 2009 rated it really liked it
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In 1983, Harvard's President Bok charged that the law schools of America were geared to supply new and exclusive talent for corporate firms that, in turn, deliver quality representation only to the wealthy and powerful. Bok further asserted that the poor and the middle class find their access to the courts blocked by prohibitive costs and a bewildering array of complex rules and procedures. Gerry Spence, a thoroughly experienced trial lawyer, quotes Bok in a this eloquent polemic. that attacks t ...more
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Jan 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Good books always play a vital role in our lives and conduct. Garry Spence has written a wonderful book. It is ethical, reformative, and academic. Everyone in the Legal profession will pick something from it. It speaks to law students, law schools, judges, lawyers, government, and even corporations. It's value is priceless.

My country (Kenya) is still suffering from various social and political challenges. We need lawyers in these difficult times. Not only, lawyers, but we need lawyers with inte
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Guillermo Galvan
Feb 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is another great title in the name of tearing down our American myths. Gerry Spence, a hall of fame lawyer with 35 years of experience, boldly sets forth how there is no justice for anyone except the ultra rich.

The book is told in two parts. Part one "Justice For None" underlines what's wrong with our law schools, lawyers, judges, and juries. He draws from cases, some of which he was the lawyer, to show how ordinary people victimized by corporate crime and medical malpractice are constantly
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Dec 31, 2012 rated it liked it
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Read this awhile ago, 1992 I think and recall it being quite good at the time. He's opinionated and as he is known to do makes a good case for his thoughts and writes intelleigently and persuasively. I had never heard of Gerry Spence until this was recommended by a friend. Glad I read it.
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Gerry Spence is a trial lawyer in the United States. In 2008, he announced he would retire, at age 79, at the end of the Geoffrey Fieger trial in Detroit, MI. Spence did not lose a criminal case in the over 50 years he practiced law. He started his career as a prosecutor and later became a successful defense attorney for the insurance industry. Years later, Spence said he "saw the light" and becam ...more
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