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An Adversarial Exchange on Adversarial Ethics: Text, Subtext, and Context

Submitted by Chittam Thakore on Tue,10/11/2009
Author(s)
Rhode, Deborah E.
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Publication
Journal of Legal Education
Volume number
41
Year
1991
First page number
29
Last page number
41
Country
United States
Abstract
Presented in the form of a debate and rebuttals are both sides of the issue, first stated by Lord Brougham in 1820, of a client's legal and moral rights to his counsel's total support. It is concluded that advocacy in law does not carry some special authority or excuse the lawyer from accepting moral responsibility for his professional choices.