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Lawyers As Officers Of The Court, Eugene R. Gaetke Jan 1989

Lawyers As Officers Of The Court, Eugene R. Gaetke

Law Faculty Scholarly Articles

Lawyers like to refer to themselves as officers of the court. Careful analysis of the role of the lawyer within the adversarial legal system reveals the characterization to be vacuous and unduly self-laudatory. It confuses lawyers and misleads the public. The profession, therefore, should either stop using the officer of the court characterization or give meaning to it. This Article proposes certain modifications of the existing rules of professional responsibility that would bring lawyers' actual obligations more in line with those suggested by the label of officer of the court.


Lawyers And Conscience, Thomas Morawetz Jan 1989

Lawyers And Conscience, Thomas Morawetz

Faculty Articles and Papers

No abstract provided.


The Lawyer's Duty To Keep Clients Informed: Establishing A Standard Of Care In Professional Liability Actions, Gary A. Munneke Jan 1989

The Lawyer's Duty To Keep Clients Informed: Establishing A Standard Of Care In Professional Liability Actions, Gary A. Munneke

Pace Law Faculty Publications

This Article will explore the problem of the attorney's duty to provide clients with adequate information to make informed decisions. It will discuss situations in which such a duty is appropriate, and suggest that a cause of action for informed consent must be limited to those fact patterns where courts have established the right of the client to make the decision. The analysis rejects establishment of a broad right of the client to control all aspects of the representation. The Article will first review the history of the development of professional liability law with particular emphasis on the medical ...


The Lawyer’S Professional Independence: Memories, Aspirations, And Realities, Roger C. Cramton Jan 1989

The Lawyer’S Professional Independence: Memories, Aspirations, And Realities, Roger C. Cramton

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Should A Christian Lawyer Serve The Guilty?, Thomas L. Shaffer Jan 1989

Should A Christian Lawyer Serve The Guilty?, Thomas L. Shaffer

Journal Articles

No abstract provided.


Character And Community: Rispetto As A Virtue In The Tradition Of Italian-American Lawyers, Thomas L. Shaffer, Mary M. Shaffer Jan 1989

Character And Community: Rispetto As A Virtue In The Tradition Of Italian-American Lawyers, Thomas L. Shaffer, Mary M. Shaffer

Journal Articles

No abstract provided.


Real Estate Law In Probate Practice: Tales Of Woe, Warning, And Wisdom, 23 J. Marshall L. Rev. 121 (1989), Frank J. Harrison Jan 1989

Real Estate Law In Probate Practice: Tales Of Woe, Warning, And Wisdom, 23 J. Marshall L. Rev. 121 (1989), Frank J. Harrison

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.


Kalish V. Illinois Education Association: Absolute Privileges In Quasi - Judicial Proceedings, 22 J. Marshall L. Rev. 737 (1989), Michael Fahey Jan 1989

Kalish V. Illinois Education Association: Absolute Privileges In Quasi - Judicial Proceedings, 22 J. Marshall L. Rev. 737 (1989), Michael Fahey

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.