Special pleader

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SPECIAL PLEADER, Eng. practice. A special pleader is a lawyer whose professional occupation is to give verbal or written opinions upon statements submitted to him, either in writing or verbally, and to draw pleadings, civil or criminal, and such practical proceedings as may be out of the general course. 2 Chit. Pr. 42.

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IF EMPIRICISM IS good for consensus and bad for special-interest and partisan special pleaders, a culture of better-checked empiricism is even better.
The fact that a half-dozen special pleaders contact the newsroom, or light up a chatroom, doesn't make their cause one of broad or enduring interest.
For their part, the defenders of affirmative action come off as special pleaders who always manage to advance some convenient social justification for policies from which they reap enormous benefits.
When cynical, misleading ads backed by big-moneyed special pleaders drown out rational political debate?
In the past, Republicans had timidly called for small reductions in both levies, sounding like special pleaders asking for a loophole.
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