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2001

Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Lawyer

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Jurisprudence Noire, Pierre Schlag Jan 2001

Jurisprudence Noire, Pierre Schlag

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Presidential Ethics: Should A Law Degree Make A Difference?, Nancy B. Rapoport Jan 2001

Presidential Ethics: Should A Law Degree Make A Difference?, Nancy B. Rapoport

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Two of the nation's most controversial presidents, Nixon and Clinton, were both lawyers, and both of them had ethics-related problems while in office. This essay reviews whether any model ethics rules force lawyer-presidents to behave at a higher standard than non-lawyer-presidents; then it discusses the implications for legal education if we really do want lawyers to go above and beyond the norm of behavior.