Ethical Ends and Ethical Means

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Author(s): 
Freedman, Monroe H.
Publication: 
Journal of Legal Education
Volume number: 
41
Year: 
1991
First page number: 
55
Country: 
USA

A scholar on legal ethics responds to criticism that his views on legal advocacy are morally neutral, arguing that his approach is client centered, emphasizing the lawyer's role in enhancing the client's autonomy as a free person in a free society. He argues that the lawyer's autonomy must be respected.