May 15, 2017

The Burden of Our Privilege

Barry Malone

Lawyers are the foot soldiers of our Constitution.
–The Lawyer Myth: A Defense of the American Legal Profession

Every lawyer in the United States swears an oath. Swearing the lawyer’s oath is the admission ticket to the privilege of practicing law. Each state’s oath varies. However, there is a similarity in all oaths: every lawyer swears to support the Constitution of the United States.

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