by Chris Bodenner

"The ethos of the bar is built on the idea that lawyers will represent both the popular and the unpopular, so that everyone has access to justice. Despite the horrible Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, this is still proudly held as a basic tenet of our profession. ... Patriotism is believing that the American system, not whim and insult, will reach the right results," - Ted Olson, former solicitor general under Bush and Cheney, writing in the January 2007 issue of Legal Times.

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