Definition of Legal profession
1. Noun. The body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction. "He was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"
Generic synonyms: Profession
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
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Literary usage of Legal profession
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Training for the Public Profession of the Law: Historical Development and by Alfred Zantzinger Reed (1921)
"To this extent the recruiting of the English legal profession has from the beginning been organized in what, with reference to the nature of its law, ..."
2. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"In visiting the Americans and in studying their laws we perceive that the authority they have entrusted to members of the legal profession, ..."
3. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"THE legal profession [Speech of John S. Wise at the annual dinner of the New York State ... The next sentiment is ' The legal profession,' and I call upon a ..."
4. A Course of Legal Study: Addressed to Students and the Profession Generally by David Hoffman (1836)
"... of the legal profession and its numerous retainers, who see, or imagine that they see, ruin to their vocation, as consequent on the proposed changes. ..."
5. The Science of Law by Sheldon Amos (1896)
"It is obvious, however, that the analogy between the legal profession and a body of voluntary practitioners of any other art is wholly delusive, ..."
6. Business Law: A Working Manual of Every-day Law by Thomas Conyngton (1920)
"The legal profession It is not possible to do much business, to acquire much property, or even to live one's life without sooner or later having to do with ..."
7. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1862)
"In visiting the Americans and in studying their laws, we perceive that the authority they have entrusted to members of the legal profession, ..."