2 edition of Becoming lawyers found in the catalog.
MГ©lanie Pascale Brunet
Written in English
What constitutes a lawyer"s professional identity? How is it taught to students through formal and informal channels in law school? Does it act as a means of exclusion on the basis of gender, race and class? This study explores the professional socialization of law students in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia from 1920 to 1980. By defining the image of the lawyer presented to them in and outside the classroom, it becomes clear that the "model" legal practitioner was a man privileged by whiteness and relative affluence. Using student newspapers, interviews, questionnaires and registration data, this dissertation describes and analyses the components of lawyers" professional identity in order to call attention to the maleness of the legal profession. It also examines the impact of women"s presence in law school on their male classmates" self-perceptions and behaviour and how female students reacted to masculine ideals of lawyering.In the nineteenth century, the legal profession was preoccupied with recruiting well connected "gentlemen" to maintain a leading role in social, economic and political affairs. By 1920, the idea of merit had been introduced but gender, race and class differences still limited access to the profession. A collective portrait of law students shows that until recently legal education was reserved for a select group of individuals: white, Christian, middle-class men. Until the late 1950s, aspiring lawyers were presented with images of leadership, service and nation-building and few disagreed with this ideal. Outside the classroom, male students" heterosexuality was emphasized through their reputation as ladies" men. However, after 1960, the growing presence of women in law school was met with a particularly aggressive and sexist discourse. The image of the noble and respected lawyer became outdated and was replaced by instances of idealist activism and conservative apathy. Some women reacted to these messages by creating alternative professional identities embracing the feminine qualities traditionally undervalued in legal practice. Others chose to minimize their femininity in an effort to fit into the androcentric environment of law school and the profession. In the end, female students and lawyers were considered "different" because of standards that were clearly not gender-neutral.
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