Legal Profession Readings

New Legal Realism Research on the Legal Profession

Chambliss, Elizabeth, and Bruce Green. “Some Realism About Bar Associations”. 57 DePaul Law Review 425 (2008).

Conley, John. “Tales of Diversity: Lawyers’ Narratives of Racial Equity in Private Firms”. Law & Social Inquiry 31: 831-854 (2006)

Frankel, Douglas, Robert Nelson, and Austin Sarat. “Bringing Legal Realism to the Study of Ethics and Professionalism”. Fordham Law Review 67:697 (1998).

Gorman, Elizabeth and Fiona M. Kay. “Racial and Ethnic Minority Representation in Large U.S. Law Firms.” Studies in Law, Politics and Society 52: 211-238 (2010).

Nelson, Robert. Partners with Power: The Social Transformation of the Large Law Firm (1988).

Price, Bruce (2005) A Butterfly Flaps Its Wings in Menlo Park: An Organizational Analysis of increases in Associate Salaries. (2005) Wisconsin Law Review 713.

Wilkins, David and Gulati, Mitu. “Why Are There So Few Black Lawyers in Corporate Law Firms?: An Institutional Analysis”. 84 California Law Review 493 (1996).