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Recovering Lawyers' Lost Position Of Independence

Law360 (May 14, 2018, 2:02 PM EDT) -- That we live in divisive times, particularly on political questions, is not subject to serious dispute. Whatever the cause, we find ourselves inhabiting ever smaller communities of like-minded people — “silos,” as they have come to be known — where opinions are reinforced in feedback loops and assumptions are protected from contrary evidence.

The question that many ask is whether our institutions and traditions can help us return to a greater consensus — whether the historically steadying influences of our democracy will ensure that, in the...
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