Giving Voice to Values in the Legal Profession

Effective Advocacy with Integrity

Ethical issues do not occur in isolation. Instead, real-life situations arise in the workplace alongside other pressing issues such as job security, career advancement, peer pressure, manager evaluations, and company profits. Les mer
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Ethical issues do not occur in isolation. Instead, real-life situations arise in the workplace alongside other pressing issues such as job security, career advancement, peer pressure, manager evaluations, and company profits. For this reason, students and employees in law need concise and common sense guidance that provides a framework for how to voice one's values in the midst of competing interests. This book does just that. By providing twelve accessible scenarios drawn from real-life examples, this book walks readers through some of the most common ethical issues they will face in the workplace and how to address them in a manner that is realistic and effective.


There are two clear reasons to read Giving Voice to Values in the Legal Profession. First, it is practical. The book presents information that is readily useful to students as they move forwards in their personal lives and careers. Second, the book is concise and easy to add to an existing course. It can provide a context for discussing a myriad of issues around ethics in the legal profession.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

INTRODUCTION


SECTION I: GVV FRAMEWORK


Chapter 1: Context


Chapter 2: GVV Terminology


Chapter 3: Framework for Legal Scenarios


SECTION II: THE LEGAL INDUSTRY


Chapter 4: History of National Ethical Standards


Chapter 5: Major Sources of Ethical Standards


Chapter 6: Rule of Law Versus Spirit of the Law


Chapter 7: Exemplars


SECTION III: ETHICAL SCENARIOS IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION


Legal Scenario # 1: The Case of Inflated Experience


Legal Scenario # 2: The Case of the Creative Timesheet


Legal Scenario # 3: The Case of the Client Request


Legal Scenario # 4: The Case of the Missing Data


Legal Scenario # 5: The Case of Predicting Outcomes


Legal Scenario # 6: The Case of Combative Opposing Counsel


Legal Scenario # 7: The Case of the Questionable Gift


Legal Scenario # 8: The Case of the Altered File


Legal Scenario # 9: The Case of the Helicopter Benefactor


Legal Scenario # 10: The Case of Pressure from the Bench


Legal Scenario # 11: The Case of a Colleague's Unethical Conduct


Legal Scenario # 12: The Case of Pressure from the Board





CONCLUSION

Om forfatteren

Carolyn Plump is Professor of Business Law at La Salle University of Business, USA. Before joining La Salle University, she worked in private practice as a labor and employment attorney at several international and regional law firms. She also served as a Deputy District Attorney for the District Attorney's Office in California, and Assistant Chief Counsel for the United States Senate's Office of Chief Counsel for Employment.