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In search of the ethical lawyer : stories from the Canadian legal profession

Author: Alice Woolley; Adam Dodek
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2016].
Series: Law and society
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What options did Paul Bernardo's lawyer have when his client directed him to retrieve hidden evidence? Where would David Milgaard be today if a lawyer hadn't doggedly challenged his murder conviction? And what should a defence lawyer do when told her client is a danger to the public? In this book, leading Canadian legal academics and practising lawyers draw on real-life stories to probe the tension between ethics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Cases
Jurisprudence
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Woolley; Adam Dodek
ISBN: 9780774830980 0774830980
OCLC Number: 944383790
Description: xiv, 254 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Keeping secrets or saving lives: what is a lawyer to do? / Adam Dodek --
Putting up a defence: sex, murder, and videotapes / Allan C. Hutchinson --
"No one's interested in something you didn't do": freeing David Milgaard the ugly way / David Asper --
"Begun in faith, continued in determination": Burnley Allan (Rocky) Jones and the egalitarian practice of law / Richard F. Devlin --
Feminist lawyering: insiders and outsiders / Janine Benedet --
Gender and race in the construction of "legal professionalism": historical perspectives / Constance Backhouse --
The helping profession: can pro bono lawyers make sick children well? / Lorne Sossin --
A new wave of access to justice reform in Canada / Trevor C.W. Farrow --
Michelle's story: creativity and meaning in legal practice / Alice Woolley --
Ian Scott: renaissance man, consummate advocate, attorney general extraordinaire / W. Brent Cotter --
Gerry Laarakker: from rustic Rambo to rebel with a cause / Micah Rankin.
Series Title: Law and society
Responsibility: edited by Adam Dodek and Alice Woolley.

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Delving into some of the most challenging issues to confront legal professionals, this book raises important questions about what it means to be an ethical lawyer in Canada.  Read more...

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In Search of the Ethical Lawyer is an engrossing collection of essays that seeks to inject a measure of humanity and empathy into discussion of some of the most complex and compelling ethical issues Read more...

 
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