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2013

Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Lawyers

Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

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The Good, The Right, And The Lawyer, Trevor C. W. Farrow Jan 2013

The Good, The Right, And The Lawyer, Trevor C. W. Farrow

Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy

This essay considers whether there is a role for moral pluralism — or morality at all — in legal ethics thinking. In so doing, it has essentially two main goals. First, to contextualise the discussion, it very briefly looks at the leading conceptions of the lawyering role that have unsuccessfully grappled with the issue of morality and lawyering to-date. Second, and primarily, it looks at a new attempt to address these issues that is provided by Bradley Wendel in his recent book Lawyers and Fidelity to Law. This essay claims that while providing an elegant and admirable argument, Wendel’s book is ...


Ethical Lawyering In A Global Community, Trevor C. W. Farrow Jan 2013

Ethical Lawyering In A Global Community, Trevor C. W. Farrow

Comparative Research in Law & Political Economy

The pressures and opportunities of globalization have dramatically changed the nature of legal practice. How and why we practice law? For whom and whose benefit? In what contexts? And on what terms? The answers to these questions are continuously changing as a result of current global trends. The communities served by lawyers, the practice contexts in which they work and the issues that they face are increasingly diverse, complex, transnational and global in character. All of these challenges demand new competencies and raise a host of new issues about ethics and professionalism. As a threshold matter, more and more lawyers ...


Ethical Lawyering In A Global Community, Trevor C. W. Farrow Jan 2013

Ethical Lawyering In A Global Community, Trevor C. W. Farrow

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