Re: LAW: Bar Associations and Monopolies (Was: POL: Reaction to Microsoft Ruling)

From: Lee Daniel Crocker (
Date: Mon Apr 17 2000 - 09:36:13 MDT

> While I stand by my original comparison, I would point out that we're not
> really talking about the mere practice of law, which *anyone* is allowed to
> do, whether or not they have any legal education whatsoever, so long as
> one's only client is oneself...

Even that's not true. The Supreme Court just recently held that a
defendant _does not have the right to defend himself_ on appeals.

Lee Daniel Crocker <> <>
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