Gillian Hadfield on Evidence-based Regulation for Law

There is a Missouri statute that makes it a misdemeanor, punishable by $100 fine, for anyone who is not licensed by the Missouri bar to “engage in the practice of law or do law business.”  If convicted, violators can be sued by anyone that paid them for their services or by the state of Missouri; successful plaintiffs can recover three times the fees paid to the violator for their services.

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