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Representing unpopular clients: What are the ethics? (access required)

The U.S. House of Representatives isn’t what most lawyers would usually think of as an “unpopular client,” but recently the law firm of King & Spalding was pressured into dropping its representation of that body in a lawsuit over the ...

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The language of law

Tortfeasor. I never had heard that word until September 1982, when it cropped up in my first-semester Torts class. The guy who commits a civil wrong isn’t a wrongdoer, or a miscreant, or even a bad guy. He is a ...

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