The Young Lawyers is an American legal drama that was aired on the ABC network for one season from September 21, 1970, until March 24, 1971. Starring Lee J. Cobb, Zalman King, Judy Pace and Phillip Clark, the show was a part of the network's 1970–71 lineup. Aaron Silverman is part of a group of young, idealistic students at a top Boston law school who open a legal aid center, the "Neighborhood Law Office," to help the poor. As these young students have not yet been admitted to the bar, they receive guidance from established Boston lawyer David Barrett.

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Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 1970-09-21

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Alan N. Young is an associate professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Prior to starting his teaching career at Osgoode in 1986, Professor Young clerked for Chief Justice Bora Laskin of the Supreme Court of Canada and worked as a criminal lawyer in Toronto. Over the past two decades, Professor Young has provided approximately $10,000,000 in pro bono (free) services to vulnerable people wishing to challenge state authority. Professor Young is also the co-founder and director of Osgoode’s Innocence Project, which seeks to investigate and overturn cases of wrongful conviction. For instance, in March of 2009, the Innocence Project was successful in exonerating Mr. Romeo Phillion, who had been wrongfully convicted of murder in 1969. Professor Young has been recognized by Canadian Lawyer Magazine as one of the “Top 25 Most Influential” in the justice system and legal profession in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. In 2018, Professor Young was also awarded the highly prestigious Dianne Martin Medal for Social Justice Through Law.

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For the past 25 years, Professor Young has been a regular guest on numerous television and radio networks, as well as appeared in many documentaries. His work has been profiled on programs such as CP24’s “Legal Briefs,” CTV’s “Canada AM,” “W5,” and “The Verdict,” and TVO’s “Studio 2.” Moreover, there have been several print articles written about Professor Young’s contributions to the legal profession. In 2003, Professor Young was recognized by Now Magazine in their annual Best of Toronto Awards. Professor Young has spoken at the annual Ideacity Conference, hosted by Moses Znaimer, on two occasions. The issues which he has discussed at this conference include that of wrongful conviction as well as the legalization of marijuana. Professor Young has also written a book, Justice Defiled: Perverts, Potheads, Serial Killers & Lawyers, published in 2003 by Key Porter Books.

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