American Lawyers and Their Communities
Ethics in the Legal Profession
283 pages, 0.00 x 0.00
Paperback | 9780268006402 | September 1992
This book examines the ethical development of American lawyers against a historical, cultural, and religious backdrop. Goes beyond the rules and statements of professional organizations, such as the American Bar Association, and considers how lawyers actually perceive their responsibility for their communities and the ethical standards of their profession.
Thomas L. Shaffer, the nation’s most prolific legal author, has written more than 300 scholarly works in his varied areas of expertise including estate planning, law and religion, legal ethics, and most recently, clinical teaching and legal counseling. He is the Robert and Marion Short Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Notre Dame.