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

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Mon Apr 17 2000 - 18:38:30 MDT

>From: Lee Daniel Crocker <>
> > While I stand by my original comparison, I would point out that we're
> > really talking about the mere practice of law, which *anyone* is allowed
> > 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.

>From what I know of appellate procedure, good thing for the defendant.


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