Friends at the Bar: A Quaker View of Law, Conflict Resolution, and Legal Reform

Friends at the Bar: A Quaker View of Law, Conflict Resolution, and Legal Reform

by Nancy Black Sagafi-nejad

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438434148
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 01/02/2012
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Nancy Black Sagafi-nejad is an attorney. Recently retired, her main area of practice was civil law. She was in private practice and also worked on several civil rights projects for the states of Maryland and Texas.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part One

1. About Friends

2. Friends’ Beginnings in England

3. Penn’s Holy Experiment in Pennsylvania and His Changes to Its Laws

Part Two

4. Quakers as Plaintiffs and Defendants in Court and as“Divine Lobbyists”

5. Quaker Lawyers and Lawyer Ethics

6. Mediation and Arbitration: Past and Future

Epilogue

Appendix
Notes
Glossary
Selected Bibliography
Index

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