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Normative Attractions to Law and Their Recipe for Accountability and Self-Assessment in Justice Education

ADRIAN EVANS

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/9780195381146.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the desirability of law schools and other legal education institutions to accept a responsibility to deliver justice education; that is, education in the social responsibility ... More


Addressing Lawyer Competence, Ethics, and Professionalism

NIGEL DUNCAN and SUSAN L. KAY

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/9780195381146.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explains the limited ways in which legal ethics and professionalism are addressed in most traditional law programs and proposes more challenging goals for legal education, recognizing ... More


Attorneys’ Religion

Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller

in God in the Courtroom: Religion's Role at Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195328677
eISBN:
9780199869954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328677.003.007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter considers the role that religion plays in routine legal practice. This matter raises a host of related questions, such as: How religiously diverse is the legal profession in the United ... More


Doctoring Legal Ethics: Studies in Irony

Derek Morgan

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter closes by asking whether medical ethics can throw light on legal ethics. The Age of Scepticism has led to a different, perhaps new and more urgent puzzlement about the nature and meaning ... More


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


Portia Redux: Another Look at Gender, Feminism, and Legal Ethics 1

Carrie Menkel-Meadow

in Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In 1985 the author wrote an article entitled, ‘Portia In A Different Voice: Speculations on a Women's Lawyering Process’, which explored how gender differences might effect the ways in which lawyers ... More


Legal Regulation, Ethical Standard-Setting, and Institutional Design

Charles Sampford and Christine Parker

in Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter presents a philosophical discussion of a multi-faceted approach to legal ethics. It raises a number of basic questions about the place of legal ethics in influencing the behaviour of ... More


Professional Legal Ethics: Critical Interrogations

Donald Nicolson and Julian Webb

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198764717
eISBN:
9780191695261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198764717.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Ethics and regulation have become catchwords of the late 1990s, yet relatively little has been written about the ethical discourse and regulation of the legal professions in England and Wales. This ... More


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


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


Lawyers’ Conduct: the Professional Standards

Ross Cranston

in How Law Works

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199292073
eISBN:
9780191700699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292073.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter addresses the need to reconsider the boundaries between a lawyer's obligation to a client and the public interest. It also ... More


The Gentlemanly Art of Cross-examination

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter looks at the steady augmentation of the barrister’s role as guarantor of testimonial accuracy. Developments in the law of evidence, shifts in power between barristers and trial judges, ... More


Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Ross Cranston

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter offers an overview of legal ethics and professional responsibility. The contours of the regulatory regime for legal ethics are briefly addressed. Then, the key ethical rules and some of ... 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


Ethics and Large Law Firms

Elizabeth Nosworthy

in Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter articulates some of the changes in legal practice which have occurred in Australia over the last decade, particularly in large law firms. There is no reason to believe that this rate of ... More


Family Lawyering and Legal Ethics

Richard H. S. Tur

in Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter suggests that some reformulation of the conflict-of-interest rules of professional conduct is highly desirable in order to permit family lawyers to act, where appropriate, for and in the ... More


Legal Ethics: Its Nature and Place in the Curriculum

Alan Paterson

in Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259312
eISBN:
9780191681936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259312.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter describes the teaching of legal ethics. Specifically discussed are its nature and place in the curriculum. It answers the following questions: (1) What should be taught in professional ... More


Introduction

Stephen Parker

in Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This introductory chapter begins with a brief background of the book, which is part of a project on legal ethics being carried out within the Faculty of Law at Griffith University, funded partly by ... More


Lawyerly Fidelity: An Ethical and Empirical Critique

Lynn Mather

in Loyalty: NOMOS LIV

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785935
eISBN:
9780814760918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785935.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter comments on Daniel Markovits's essay in the previous chapter, wherein he addresses the question of how lawyers' loyalty to clients and advocacy on their behalf contribute to political ... More


Some Proposed Changes in Civil Procedure: Their Practical Benefits and Ethical Rationale

G. L. Davies and Sally A. Sheldon

in Legal Ethics and Legal Practice: Contemporary Issues

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259459
eISBN:
9780191681950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259459.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

It seems that no description of the civil dispute resolution process in the legal system is complete without a catalogue of its attendant problems: the burgeoning cost of legal services, inequality ... More


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