Law: Supermarketing Legal Services

Buying advice like frozen yogurt or barbecue

"I'm horrified," says California Attorney Max Goodman. "It just sounds cheap," huffs another prominent member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Still another calls it a "crime."

What has aroused these and other members of the bar association is a small retail emporium known as The Law Store, which has been open for business since the spring in Los Angeles' Sherman Oaks, next to Mogo's Mongolian Barbecue and a subpoena's throw from Super Cow's Soft Frozen Yogurt. The Law Store customers pay $9.95 to pick up a...

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