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Conference Proceeding

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Publication Citation

60 American Bar Association Journal 433 (1974)


Under this provocative title the Senate Subcommittee on Representation of Citizen Interests conducted a hearing at the American Bar Association midyear meeting in Houston on Februarv 3, 1974. John V. Tunnev, Democrat of California, presided, along with Charles McC. Mathias, Republican of Maryland. Appearing as witnesses were:

Chesterfield Smith, president of the American Bar Association:

Stuart L. Kadison of Los Angeles, chairman of the Association's Committee on Delivery of Legal Services;

Christopher Edley of New York City, chairman of the Association's Consortium on Legal Services;

John F. Sutton, professor of law at the University of Texas, reporter for the committee that produced the Code of Professional Responsibility and now a member of the Association's Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibilitv;

Leroy Jeffers of Houston, president of the State Bar of Texas

Orville H. Schell, Jr., president of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York;

Thomas Ehrlich, dean of the School of Law of Stanford University;

Mark Green, director of the Center for Corporate Accountability Research; and

Revius O. Ortique, Jr., of New Orleans, president of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association.

This article contains excerpts from their statements.