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Preserving The Past, Roger J. Miner '56 Jan 1992

Preserving The Past, Roger J. Miner '56

Legal History

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Rediscovering The Republican Origins Of The Legal Ethics Codes , Russell Pearce Jan 1992

Rediscovering The Republican Origins Of The Legal Ethics Codes , Russell Pearce

Faculty Scholarship

Many commentators wrongly assume that the hired gun ideal is the foundation of our legal ethics codes. This article explains that this assumption is based on an historical mistake that has consequences for interpreting the modern codes. Judge George Sharswood, the nineteenth century scholar whose work provided the basis for the 1908 A.B.A. Canons of Ethics, had a republican conception that rejected the adversarial ethic in favor of a more nuanced conception that combined loyalty to clients with a thick obligation to the public good that both bounded client representation and required lawyers to provide political leadership. Although ...


Foreword - A Decent Respect To The Opinions Of Mankind, 25 J. Marshall L. Rev. 207 (1992), Michael P. Seng Jan 1992

Foreword - A Decent Respect To The Opinions Of Mankind, 25 J. Marshall L. Rev. 207 (1992), Michael P. Seng

The John Marshall Law Review

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