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Thinking Aloud
Where Are Lawyers Needed Most Today?
A healthy legal system relies on the placement of lawyers where they are most needed. If you stood on the threshold of your own legal career, just admitted to law school, what would be your ultimate aim? What area of the law and what areas of society will need you the most? And what if you happen to be needed most where compensation is the least? We're thinking aloud with two guests on the future of lawyers. Brett Scharffs is a professor at BYU Law School and associate directorof the International Center for Law and Religion Studies. Jim Parkinson received his JD from J. Reuben Clark Law School and is currently in private practice in California. —Original airdate: 10/29/2009

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