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On Encouraging Lawyers To Serve The Poor, John F. Castellano 2017 St. John's University School of Law

On Encouraging Lawyers To Serve The Poor, John F. Castellano

The Catholic Lawyer

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Sports And Entertainment Agents And Agent-Attorneys: Discourses And Conventions Concerning Crossing Jurisdictional And Professional Borders, David S. Caudill 2017 Selected Works

Sports And Entertainment Agents And Agent-Attorneys: Discourses And Conventions Concerning Crossing Jurisdictional And Professional Borders, David S. Caudill

David S Caudill

Questions regarding the ethical obligations, pitfalls, and dilemmas facing attorneys who become sports or entertainment agents are not new. However, despite a substantial discourse on the topic, the sense persists that being both a lawyer and an agent is problematic. The applicable laws, including ethical regulations, seem to be clear, but are subject not only to law‟s usual jurisdictional variations and interpretive instability, but also to the mediation of conventions or tacit understandings that pervade the sports and entertainment industries.


Honey, You're No June Cleaver: The Power Of "Dropping Pop" To Persuade, Victoria S. Salzmann 2017 University of Maine School of Law

Honey, You're No June Cleaver: The Power Of "Dropping Pop" To Persuade, Victoria S. Salzmann

Maine Law Review

Imagine a contentious child-custody hearing in which the husband is testifying about his wife's behavior. If he were to state “she is no June Cleaver,” that testimony would have an immediate impact upon those present. Most people would understand that the husband was making a reference to Mrs. Ward Cleaver, the pearl-clad mother figure from the popular 1950s television show Leave It to Beaver. However, the reference does more than simply call to mind 1950s television. It is a vivid popular-culture allusion that immediately taps into the psyche of anyone familiar with the show. It tells the listener that ...


Lawyer Discipline In An Authoritarian Regime: Empirical Insights From Zhejiang Province, China, Judith A. McMorrow, Benjamin Van Rooij, Sida Liu 2017 Boston College Law School

Lawyer Discipline In An Authoritarian Regime: Empirical Insights From Zhejiang Province, China, Judith A. Mcmorrow, Benjamin Van Rooij, Sida Liu

Judith A. McMorrow

On paper the state-run lawyer disciplinary system in China serves multiple interests: client protection, maintaining the reputation of the legal profession, upholding the rule of law, and safeguarding the party-state authority. This Article assesses which of these interests dominates in the lawyer disciplinary process by analyzing 122 published lawyer discipline cases from Zhejiang Province from 2007-2015. These records of lawyer discipline evidence an authoritarian political logic of attorney discipline, with punishment most clearly serving to safeguard the Communist Party's rule by keeping lawyers in bounds and tightly tied to their law firms. Subordinate to this are other state interests ...


On Religious Legal Ethics, Thomas L. Shaffer 2017 St. John's University School of Law

On Religious Legal Ethics, Thomas L. Shaffer

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The House Of Lords And The Discontinuation Of Artificial Nutrition And Hydration: An Ethical Analysis Of The Tony Bland Case, Moira M. McQueen, James L. Walsh 2017 St. John's University School of Law

The House Of Lords And The Discontinuation Of Artificial Nutrition And Hydration: An Ethical Analysis Of The Tony Bland Case, Moira M. Mcqueen, James L. Walsh

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Moral Issues And The Virtuous Judge: Reflections On The Nomination And Confirmation Of Supreme Court Justices, Robert J. Araujo, S.J. 2017 St. John's University School of Law

Moral Issues And The Virtuous Judge: Reflections On The Nomination And Confirmation Of Supreme Court Justices, Robert J. Araujo, S.J.

The Catholic Lawyer

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Ethics In The Everyday Practice Of Law, Rev. Thomas J. Paprocki 2017 St. John's University School of Law

Ethics In The Everyday Practice Of Law, Rev. Thomas J. Paprocki

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Constitutionalizing Ethics, Bennett L. Gershman 2017 Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

Constitutionalizing Ethics, Bennett L. Gershman

Pace Law Review

The purpose of this essay is not to weigh in the wisdom or utility in revising New York’s Constitution. However, in my opinion, one of the most compelling reasons to amend New York’s Constitution is the need to incorporate into the fundamental charter a meaningful code of ethics, including procedures for its enforcement, and sanctions for violations. New York over the past fifteen years has experienced more scandals, criminal prosecutions, and convictions of lawmakers and other government officials for corruption than any state in the nation. It is certainly arguable that the extent of New York’s corruption ...


Morals For Home, Morals For Office: The Double Ethical Life Of A Civil Littigator, Patricia L. Rizzo 2017 St. John's University School of Law

Morals For Home, Morals For Office: The Double Ethical Life Of A Civil Littigator, Patricia L. Rizzo

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The Teleology Of Law: Responsible Citizenship And Discpleship, Robert J. Araujo, S.J. 2017 St. John's University School of Law

The Teleology Of Law: Responsible Citizenship And Discpleship, Robert J. Araujo, S.J.

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The Ethical Foundations Of Judicial Decision-Making, Philip J. Grib, S.J. 2017 St. John's University School of Law

The Ethical Foundations Of Judicial Decision-Making, Philip J. Grib, S.J.

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The Ethics Of Metadata: A Critical Analysis And A Practical Solution, Hans P. Sinha 2017 University of Maine School of Law

The Ethics Of Metadata: A Critical Analysis And A Practical Solution, Hans P. Sinha

Maine Law Review

The ease with which documents can be transmitted over the internet via e-mail has led to the exchange of legal documents between attorneys in electronic format (generally as attachments to an e-mail) on a daily basis. While some exchanges of electronic documents occur in a formal discovery context, governed by formal rules of discovery or court-orders, the vast majority of electronic documents exchanged between attorneys occurs in the non-formal discovery context: two or more attorneys simply exchanging contract drafts, memoranda, letters—documents pertaining in one way or another to the representation of their clients—between and amongst each other. This ...


Personal Responsibility For Professional Actions, Simon Yeznig Balian 2017 St. John's University School of Law

Personal Responsibility For Professional Actions, Simon Yeznig Balian

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Gender As A Variable In Natural-Language Processing: Ethical Considerations, Brian N. Larson 2017 Texas A&M University School of Law

Gender As A Variable In Natural-Language Processing: Ethical Considerations, Brian N. Larson

Brian Larson

Researchers and practitioners in naturallanguage processing (NLP) and related fields should attend to ethical principles in study design, ascription of categories/variables to study participants, and reporting of findings or results. This paper discusses theoretical and ethical frameworks for using gender as a variable in NLP studies and proposes four guidelines for researchers and practitioners. The principles outlined here should guide practitioners, researchers, and peer reviewers, and they may be applicable to other social categories, such as race, applied to human beings connected to NLP research.


Leveraging Academic Law Libraries To Expand Access To Justice, Paul Jerome McLaughlin Jr. 2017 Florida A&M University College of Law

Leveraging Academic Law Libraries To Expand Access To Justice, Paul Jerome Mclaughlin Jr.

Library Faculty Publications

Academic law libraries are in a unique position to help citizens gain access to the court system and legal information. By creating clinics that focus on helping pro se patrons find and complete legal forms, academic law libraries would not only benefit their schools but also the justice system.


The Pro Bono Collaborative Project Spotlight: Increasing Access To Justice Just Got A Little Easier In Rhode Island 10-05-2017, Roger Williams University School of Law 2017 Roger Williams University

The Pro Bono Collaborative Project Spotlight: Increasing Access To Justice Just Got A Little Easier In Rhode Island 10-05-2017, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Pro Bono Collaborative Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Surrogate Lawyering: Legal Guidance, Sans Lawyers, Paul R Tremblay 2017 Boston College Law School

Surrogate Lawyering: Legal Guidance, Sans Lawyers, Paul R Tremblay

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

Innovative thinkers within the access-to-justice (ATJ) movement have been experimenting with creative ideas for delivering meaningful legal guidance in an efficient way to clients struggling with civil legal needs. These efforts respond to the long-standing crisis in the delivery of legal services to disadvantaged persons, and the overwhelming need for legal advice in areas such as debt collection, housing, family, and immigration. One such imaginative proposal is what this Article calls “surrogate lawyering.” This innovation envisions public interest law firms using some scarce lawyer time to train and advise community-based organization (CBO) staff members to respond, in real time and ...


Ethics And Law School Admission, Anthony J. Scanlon 2017 St. John's University School of Law

Ethics And Law School Admission, Anthony J. Scanlon

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Legal Ethics Education And The Dynamics Of Reform, Elizabeth D. Gee 2017 St. John's University School of Law

Legal Ethics Education And The Dynamics Of Reform, Elizabeth D. Gee

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


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