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Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Stephen Parker and Charles Sampford (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Lawyers in common law systems today sense that they are subjects of unprecedented investigation, criticism, and attack. Yet finding responses to public criticism is not easy. This is the first ... More


Jus and Lex in Russian Law: A Discussion Agenda

William E. Butler

in Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Whether and to what extent the ‘rule of law’ existed in the past and/or exists in Russia has become a matter of overriding concern. Perceptions of the rule of law influence foreign investment ... More


Russian Attitudes towards the Rule of Law: An Analysis of Survey Data

James L. Gibson

in Law and Informal Practices: The Post-Communist Experience

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199259366
eISBN:
9780191698606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259366.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Disrespect for the rule of law is considered one of the defining characteristics of Russian political culture. As with many depictions of Russian political culture, little accurate data exist to ... More


The Historical Development of National Ethical Traditions

Arman Sarvarian

in Professional Ethics at the International Bar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679461
eISBN:
9780191758522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679461.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Public International Law

This chapter explores the historical origins of advocacy as a principally European institution and compares the national traditions and cultures of advocacy of select jurisdictions. These ... More


Pursuing the Lawyers' Faith: Reconvening the Campfire, Creating Storytelling Models for a Broader Ideal of Justice

in The Lawyer's Myth: Reviving Ideals in the Legal Profession

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042558
eISBN:
9780226042565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042565.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The legal profession faces a daunting task in constructing and serving an ideal of justice in the society. There are numerous structural and consciousness-raising steps which bars can take to ... More


‘Rape Culture’ Narrative, State Feminism, and the Presumption of Guilt

John Brigham

in Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the ‘rape culture’ paradigm that has become state policy in the United States. For at least the last decade, the idea of a ‘rape culture’ has dominated consideration of sexual ... More


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