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Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Ross Cranston (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Among members of the legal profession and judiciary throughout the world, there is a genuine concern with establishing and maintaining high ethical standards. It is not difficult to understand why ... More


The Politics of Self-Regulation

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Self-governance and self-regulation are defining characteristics of all professions. The preamble to the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct acknowledged why ... More


The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Frank S. Bloch (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book describes the central concepts, goals, and methods of clinical legal education from a global perspective, with a particular emphasis on its social justice mission. Certain common features ... More


The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009

Louis Blom-Cooper QC, Brice Dickson, and Gavin Drewry (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The House of Lords has served as the highest court in the UK for over 130 years. In 2009, a new UK Supreme Court will take over its judicial functions, closing the doors on one of the most ... More


Advancing Social Justice Through ADR and Clinical Legal Education in India, South Africa, and The United States

KAREN TOKARZ and V. NAGARAJ

in The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195381146
eISBN:
9780199869305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381146.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and clinical legal education share overlapping goals of advancing social justice. This chapter examines the impact that the integration of ADR into the clinical ... More


Lawsuits in a Market Economy: The Evolution of Civil Litigation

Stephen C. Yeazell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226546254
eISBN:
9780226546421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226546421.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Some describe civil litigation as little more than a drag on the economy; others hail it as the solution to most of the country’s problems Stephen C. Yeazell argues that both positions are wrong. ... More


The Allure of Science

Robin Feldman

in The Role of Science in Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368581
eISBN:
9780199867455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368581.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the legal profession's fascination with science. It then cites law's attempts to solve problems through science, which are frequently unsuccessful. Core ... More


Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

John W Cairns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The first of two volumes, this collection of essays on Scots law represents a selection of the most cited articles published by Professor John W. Cairns over a distinguished career in legal history. ... More


The Law Professionals

Michael A. Livingston, Pier Giuseppe Monateri, and Francesco Parisi

Mauro Capelletti, John Henry Meryman, and Joseph M. Perillo (eds)

in The Italian Legal System: An Introduction, Second Edition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804774956
eISBN:
9780804796552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774956.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter discusses legal education, the legal profession, and the magistratura, as they existed at the time of publication.


The Age of Deference—A Historical Anomaly

Margaret Brazier

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso:acprof/9780199545520.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter considers the relevance of studying the history of medical law. The history of medical law has been little explored, at least by legal scholars. It is argued that even a brief excursion ... More


Community

John Eekelaar

in Family Law and Personal Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535422
eISBN:
9780191707384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535422.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This final chapter considers the critiques of individualism by communitarianism and feminism which followed the work of Alasdair Macintyre. While recognizing the virtues of community, it arguesd that ... More


Bills of Rights and Decolonization: The Emergence of Domestic Human Rights Instruments in Britain's Overseas Territories

Charles Parkinson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231935
eISBN:
9780191716157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231935.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This book analyzes the British Government's radical change in policy during the late 1950s on the use of bills of rights in colonial territories nearing independence. More broadly it explores the ... More


The Evolution of Legal Education †: Internationalization, Transnationalization, Globalization

Simon Chesterman

in Comparative Law as Transnational Law: A Decade of the German Law Journal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795208
eISBN:
9780199919307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795208.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on the results of changes in legal education across jurisdictions. The transformations identified here have been led first, by the profession, as changes in the way law is ... More


Revolution and the Making of the Contemporary Legal Profession: England, France, and the United States

Michael Burrage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282982
eISBN:
9780191700231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282982.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The revolutions of France, the United States, and England each inspired dreams of creating legal institutions that did not depend on specialist intermediaries, and, in different ways, provoked ... More


The Changing Climate For Reform

Margaret Otlowski

in Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298687
eISBN:
9780191685507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298687.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores the changing climate for legal reform with regard to active voluntary euthanasia by considering a number of related issues: public opinion which appears to be increasingly in ... More


The Netherlands

Margaret Otlowski

in Voluntary Euthanasia and the Common Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298687
eISBN:
9780191685507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298687.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Apart from the Northern Territory of Australia, where legislation has recently been enacted, the country which has come closest to the legalization of active voluntary euthanasia is the Netherlands. ... More


Private Regulation and the Internal Market: Sports, Legal Services, and Standard Setting in EU Economic Law

Mislav Mataija

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198746652
eISBN:
9780191808937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746652.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

EU internal market rules could be triggered when a bar association regulates advertising, when a voluntary product standard impedes trade, or when a sporting body restricts the cross-border transfers ... More


Conclusion: Towards a More Ethical Profession

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb

in Professional Legal Ethics: Critical Interrogations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764717
eISBN:
9780191695261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764717.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses the dominance of formalism and liberalism as the main problems affecting legal ethics. Due to the influence of formalism on legal ethics, law schools put more focus on legal ... More


Introduction

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb

in Professional Legal Ethics: Critical Interrogations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764717
eISBN:
9780191695261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764717.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter focuses on the prevailing ethical issues currently faced by British lawyers. Lawyers particularly those from Britain are very unpopular among the other professionals due to the negative ... More


The Philosophical Context: Theoretical Approaches to the Content and Status of Ethics

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb

in Professional Legal Ethics: Critical Interrogations

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764717
eISBN:
9780191695261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764717.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter discusses the different philosophical ideas that have largely influenced the current ethical state of the legal profession. The two major philosophical influences are deontological ... More


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