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VIII. Professional Associations
(3,731 words)

Volume XVI: Civil Procedure | Chapter 3 (2002): The Organization of Lawyers and Judges

Completed May 1998

David S. Clark

A. Introduction

102. – Like most professionals, lawyers in all countries group together in associations to protect and promote their general interests. However, this situation shows great variety in origin, purpose, scope, and structure. Associations have been local or national, and they have either included all…

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David S. Clark, “VIII. Professional Associations”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 24 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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