"From the solicitor in the small country town to the present occupant of Yarralumla, lawyers occupy significant positions in Australian society. But their influence extends well beyond the field in which they were trained - although their involvement in parliaments, in the bureaucracy, in the business world, on Royal Commissions & public inquiries, as Governor General & heads of ASIO, lawyers have a direct bearing on the outcome of many, if not most, political, economic, social & diplomatic issues. Where did lawyers aquire the reputation for being the community's principal source of fact-finding skills & disinterested wisdom on almost any subject? How is this image, accurate or otherwise, maintained?..." Size: 180mm - 250mm. 196 pages. Dust Jacket has some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. There are dust marks around interior edge of rear of dust jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Australia; ISBN: 0207145466. ISBN/EAN: 9780207145469. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003080.