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A person whose business it is to draw pleadings. Formerly, when pleading at common law was a highly technical and difficult art, there was a class of men known as “special pleaders not at the bar,” who held a position intermediate between counsel and attorneys. The class is now almost extinct, find the term “pleaders” Is generally applied, in England, to junior members of the common-law bar. Sweet.


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