LAWYERTHAT WHICH IS INDISPENSABLE TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.
Summary 1 Terminology / Legal Systems 2 Responsibilities 3 Education 3.1 Earning the right to practice law 4 Career structure 4.1 Common law/civil law 4.2 Specialization 4.3 Organization 5 Professional associations and regulation 5.1 Mandatory licensing and membership in professional organizations 5.2 Who regulates lawyers 5.3 Voluntary associations of lawyers 6 Cultural perception of lawyers 7 Compensation 8 Famous lawyers around the world
Terminology In practice, legal jurisdictions exercise their right to determine who is recognized as being a lawyer. As a result, the meaning of the term "lawyer" may vary from place to place. In Australia; In Argentina; In Brazil; In Canada; In England and Wales; In India; In Romania; In Scotland; In the United States; Other nations tend to have comparable terms for the analogous concept.
Legal Systemsof the worldBrazil – Civil LawUSA – Common law
Responsibilities In civil law countries and in common law jurisdictions; Types: Oral argument in the courts; Research and drafting of court papers; Advocacy (written and oral) in administrative hearings; Client intake and counseling (with regard to pending litigation); Legal advice; Protecting intellectual property; Negotiating and drafting contracts; Conveyancing; Carrying out the intent of the deceased; Prosecution and defense of criminal suspects;
Education The educational prerequisites to becoming a lawyer vary greatly from country to country. In some countries, law is taught by a faculty of law; In other countries, particularly the United States, law is primarily taught at law schools. The methods and quality of legal education vary widely. Some countries require extensive clinical training in the form of apprenticeships or special clinical courses. Others, do not; Some countries, particularly industrialized ones, have a traditional preference for full-time law programs, while in developing countries, students often work full- or part-time
Career structure In Common law countries; In most civil law countries; Specialization In many countries, lawyers are general practitioners who will take almost any kind of case that walks in the door. In others, there has been a tendency since the start of the 20th century for lawyers to specialize early in their careers Organization Lawyers in private practice generally work in specialized businesses known as law firms, with the exception of English barristers. Mandatory licensing and membership in professional organizations In some jurisdictions, either the judiciary[or the Ministry of Justice directly supervises the admission, licensing, and regulation of lawyers.
Professional associations and regulation A key difference among countries is whether lawyers should be regulated solely by an independent judiciary and its subordinate institutions (a self-regulating legal profession), or whether lawyers should be subject to supervision by the Ministry of Justice in the executive branch. In most civil law countries; In common law; Voluntary associations of lawyers Lawyers are always free to form voluntary associations of their own, apart from any licensing or mandatory membership that may be required by the laws of their jurisdiction.
Cultural perception of lawyers Hostility towards the legal profession is a widespread phenomenon. The authors then generalized these common complaints about lawyers as being classified into five "general categories" as follows: abuse of litigation in various ways, including using dilatory tactics and false evidence and making frivolous arguments to the courts; preparation of false documentation, such as false deeds, contracts, or wills; deceiving clients and other persons and misappropriating property; procrastination in dealings with clients; charging excessive fees.
Compensation Lawyers are paid for their work in a variety of ways.
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