By Thomas Scheffer;Kati Hannken-Illjes;Alexander Kozin
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There was no bench or seat available for me. Everything seemed reserved either for the defense or the prosecution. At least, that was what the clerk told me. 9 How to follow paper trails It is hard to say when or why exactly I became unsatisﬁed with my press bench in court. It was probably due to the amount of paper that was carried in and out the hearings. Each case necessitated ﬁles, briefs, and notes, somehow routinely distributed amongst lawyers and assistants. Or perhaps it was because participants frequently expressed what “the ﬁle says” or what one “ﬁnds in the written statement”.
It was a colleague of mine at the local sociology department who, together with her husband, a “partner” in a local ﬁrm, introduced me. It took several pints of beer and personal encouragement to persuade George to invite me “to carry out my studies”. He Field Access as an Ongoing Accomplishment 35 felt obliged to aid this German fellow. We quickly agreed on a number of issues, including the “dress code” and “conﬁdentiality”. He dictated a short contract, specifying my duties and obligations. I signed.
Thus, in contrast to the previous research, it appears that assuming the insider’s position prior to or in conjunction with the actual research facilitates both the entry in the ﬁeld and the collection of data. In his ethnographic study of the “mass-produced law”, Jerry Hoy (1995) offers a more involved account of his entry into the law ﬁrms: “to gain access for ofﬁce observations I allowed management at both ﬁrms to choose the ofﬁces to be studied. , p. 707). Further, Hoy describes that he met with much cooperation on the part of the attorneys and the staff and managed to secure various sources of valuable data.