Being a Lawyer: Individual Choice and Responsibility in the Practice of Law (American Casebook Series)

by Howard Lesnick
Being a Lawyer: Individual Choice and Responsibility in the Practice of Law (American Casebook Series)
ISBN 0314009167
  • Author:
    Howard Lesnick
  • Title:
    Being a Lawyer: Individual Choice and Responsibility in the Practice of Law (American Casebook Series)
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    978-0314009166
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Contents include a discussion of the traditional concepts of advocacy. Presents the modern challenges facing lawyers with respect to choices and responsibilities. Provides some illustrative decisions and discusses the basic question of justification. Looks at professional detachment and the dichotomization of the professional and the personal. Explores the meaning and value of client autonomy, the adversarial frame of mind, implicit teaching of legal education, constraining patterns of thought, denial of choice, and responsibility. Discusses the experience of meaninglessness, the legal consciousness of work, the power of the legal system to require conformity, and the integration of client empowerment and lawyer autonomy.

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