Reuben Ruiz Martinez http://kalw.org en Life of the Law: Jailhouse lawyers circumvent 'the Bar,' behind bars http://kalw.org/post/life-law-jailhouse-lawyers-circumvent-bar-behind-bars <p>In California, there are hundreds if not thousands of people practicing criminal law, though they’ve never passed a bar exam. They don’t wear suits. They don’t have secretaries. And they can’t bill for their time. They’re called Jailhouse Lawyers. They’re inmates who pursue the equivalent of a lawyer’s education and who work as lawyers from within prison walls.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 23:08:52 +0000 Nancy Mullane 17240 at http://kalw.org Life of the Law: Jailhouse lawyers circumvent 'the Bar,' behind bars