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Some Sympathy for the Hired Gun

Submitted by Chittam Thakore on Tue,10/11/2009
Author(s)
Schneyer, Ted
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Publication
Journal of Legal Education
Volume number
41
Year
1991
First page number
11
Last page number
27
Country
United States
Abstract
Legal ethics scholarship should abandon the debate between the "hired-gun" and "moral-activist" approaches to legal ethics. Many pressing issues can not be resolved through either approach. These critics have not brought us closer to a shared understanding of moral accountability for lawyers, or of what values should activate moral activists.