Ethics and the Legal Profession (Paperback)
Explores confrontations in the daily practice of law, employing case studies. This book covers the structure of the profession, the moral critique of professionalism, the adversary System; conflict of interest, client confidences, and the provision of legal services.
About the Author
Elliot D. Cohen (Port St. Lucie, FL) is the director of the Institute of Critical Thinking, the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Applied Philosophy, ethics editor for Free Inquiry magazine, and the author or editor of many books in journalism, professional ethics, and philosophical counseling, including The Last Days of Democracy (with Bruce W. Fraser).
Michael Davis (Chicago, IL) is a professor of philosophy, and a senior fellow at the Center for Study of Ethics in the Professions, at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is the author or editor of eleven books on various ethical issues, including Profession, Code, and Ethics and the first edition of Ethics and the Legal Profession (with Frederick Elliston).
Frederick A. Elliston, co-editor of the first edition, was teaching philosophy at the University of Hawaii when he was killed in an automobile accident in 1987.