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2006

Hofstra Law Review

Power (Social sciences)

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Power As A Factor In Lawyers' Ethical Deliberation, Susan D. Carle Jan 2006

Power As A Factor In Lawyers' Ethical Deliberation, Susan D. Carle

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A fundamental disagreement among legal ethics scholars concerns the difference between client-centered and justice-centered approaches to lawyers' ethical obligations. Advocates of client-centered approaches put lawyers' duty to the client first. Justice-centered theorists critique the elevation of the client's interests over other important concerns lawyers affect through the work they do on behalf of clients. Scholars who adopt justice-centered approaches argue that lawyers' ethical obligations should be analyzed with a paramount focus on achieving justice.

Legal ethicists often view these two approaches as inconsistent with each other, but I argue in this Article that they are not necessarily so. Building ...


The Use Of Mackinnon's Dominance Feminism To Evaluate And Effectuate The Advancement Of Women Lawyers As Leaders Within Large Law Firms, Amanda J. Albert Jan 2006

The Use Of Mackinnon's Dominance Feminism To Evaluate And Effectuate The Advancement Of Women Lawyers As Leaders Within Large Law Firms, Amanda J. Albert

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