Lawyers or Liars?: The Structure and Culture of 'Bad Lawyers' and the Society the Hates Them
Lawyers, perception, society, culture, sociology
Law | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Sociology
In this scene from the popular movie Liar, Liar, Fletcher Reed, an attorney, lies to his secretary about every single thing she asks him. Commentary on the legal profession like this is abundant in the status quo. The simple truth is our society hates lawyers. Three people I interviewed, who had never hired lawyers, described the profession: "It's abused," "It's corrupt," and "A mess."
Department 1 Awarding Honors Status
Sociology and Anthropology
Nichols, S. L. (2000). Lawyers or Liars?: The Structure and Culture of 'Bad Lawyers' and the Society the Hates Them (Undergraduate honors thesis, University of Redlands). Retrieved from https://inspire.redlands.edu/cas_honors/251