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Lawyers And Fidelity To Law

Author : W. Bradley Wendel
ISBN : 1400836581
Genre : Law
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Even lawyers who obey the law often seem to act unethically--interfering with the discovery of truth, subverting justice, and inflicting harm on innocent people. Standard arguments within legal ethics attempt to show why it is permissible to do something as a lawyer that it would be wrong to do as an ordinary person. But in the view of most critics these arguments fail to turn wrongs into rights. Even many lawyers think legal ethics is flawed because it does not accurately describe the considerable moral value of their work. In Lawyers and Fidelity to Law, Bradley Wendel introduces a new conception of legal ethics that addresses the concerns of lawyers and their critics alike. Wendel proposes an ethics grounded on the political value of law as a collective achievement that settles intractable conflicts, allowing people who disagree profoundly to live together in a peaceful, stable society. Lawyers must be loyal and competent client representatives, Wendel argues, but these obligations must always be exercised within the law that constitutes their own roles and confers rights and duties upon their clients. Lawyers act unethically when they treat the law as an inconvenient obstacle to be worked around and when they twist and distort it to help their clients do what they are not legally entitled to do. Lawyers and Fidelity to Law challenges lawyers and their critics to reconsider the nature and value of ethical representation.

Lawyers And Fidelity To Law

Author : W. Bradley Wendel
ISBN : 0691156212
Genre : Law
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Proposes a new standard for legal ethics that challenges lawyers to reconsider their role in ethical representation of clients and their obligations within the law.

A Modern Legal Ethics

Author : Daniel Markovits
ISBN : 9780691148137
Genre : Law
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A Modern Legal Ethics proposes a wholesale renovation of legal ethics, one that contributes to ethical thought generally. Daniel Markovits reinterprets the positive law governing lawyers to identify fidelity as its organizing ideal. Unlike ordinary loyalty, fidelity requires lawyers to repress their personal judgments concerning the truth and justice of their clients' claims. Next, the book asks what it is like--not psychologically but ethically--to practice law subject to the self-effacement that fidelity demands. Fidelity requires lawyers to lie and to cheat on behalf of their clients. However, an ethically profound interest in integrity gives lawyers reason to resist this characterization of their conduct. Any legal ethics adequate to the complexity of lawyers' lived experience must address the moral dilemmas immanent in this tension. The dominant approaches to legal ethics cannot. Finally, A Modern Legal Ethics reintegrates legal ethics into political philosophy in a fashion commensurate to lawyers' central place in political practice. Lawyerly fidelity supports the authority of adjudication and thus the broader project of political legitimacy. Throughout, the book rejects the casuistry that dominates contemporary applied ethics in favor of an interpretive method that may be mimicked in other areas. Moreover, because lawyers practice at the hinge of modern morals and politics, the book's interpretive insights identify--in an unusually pure and intense form--the moral and political conditions of all modernity.

Ethics And Law

Author : W. Bradley Wendel
ISBN : 9781107042568
Genre : Law
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Combining theory with real-world examples, this book explores the classic problems of legal ethics and the philosophy of law.

The Good Lawyer

Author : Adrian Evans
ISBN : 9781316062708
Genre : Law
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The Good Lawyer explores the ethical and professional challenges that confront people who work in the law - or are considering it - and offers principled and pragmatic advice about how to overcome such challenges. This book takes a holistic approach that begins with your innate humanity. It urges you to examine your motives for seeking a career in law, to foster a deep understanding of what it means to be 'good', and to draw on your virtue and judgement when difficult choices arise, rather than relying on compliance with rules or codes. The Good Lawyer analyses four important areas of legal ethics - truth and deception, professional secrets, conflicts of interest, and professional competence - and explains the choices that are available when determining a course of moral action. It links theory to practice, and includes many examples, diagrams and source documents to illustrate ethical concepts, scenarios and decision making.

Lawyering For The Rule Of Law

Author : Yoav Dotan
ISBN : 9781107038998
Genre : Law
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A study of the relationship between judicial activism and government lawyers.

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Author : David J. Parnell
ISBN : 1614385149
Genre : Law
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World War I Law And Lawyers

Author : Thomas J. Shaw
ISBN : 1627224319
Genre : History
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The global story of the legal side of WWI and its legacy is now told in this new book. The book details eighty legal issues from WW I, ranging from the ancient rights of kings to deploying modern technology like airplanes and poison gases, from mutiny to blockade. In addition to presenting the story behind these legal issues from across the globe, the book provides practical assistance by linking many of these issues to modern application.

Guide To Hipaa Security And The Law

Author : Stephen S. Wu
ISBN : 1590317483
Genre : Law
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This publication discusses the HIPAA Security Rule's role in the broader context of HIPAA and its other regulations, and provides useful guidance for implementing HIPAA security. At the heart of this publication is a detailed section-by-section analysis of each security topic covered in the Security Rule. This publication also covers the risks of non-compliance by describing the applicable enforcement mechanisms that apply and the prospects for litigation relating to HIPAA security.


Author : Desiree Moore
ISBN : 1614387435
Genre : Law
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