Written by a law professor with extensive teaching experience in legal ethics, this book covers all of the topics suggested by the Federation of Law Societies (FLSC) with respect to legal ethics teaching.
Indigenous Ethics examines the revitalization of Indigenous peoples' relationship to their own laws and, in so doing, attempts to enrich Canadian constitutional law more generally. Organized around the seven Anishinaabe grandmother and grandfather teachings of love, truth, bravery, humility, wisdom, honesty, and respect, this book explores ethics in relation to Aboriginal issues including title, treaties, legal education, and residential schools.
This text is a comprehensive discussion of the professional responsibilities of lawyers in Canada. The book addresses issues related to the "law of ethics and lawyering" and provides tools for assisting students and practitioners in exercising the moral judgment which underlies all ethical decisions by lawyers.
This practical text deals with the issues of professional responsibility regularly confronting lawyers in Canada in every area of practice. It is a valuable reference as it relates the rules of professional conduct to daily practice.
This text includes commentary and analysis on the day-to-day duties and responsibilities of the lawyers across Canada to their clients, to their profession, and to the administration of justice, as well as an overview of the historical background of the present day regulated legal profession.
Also available in print: KE339 .H87 2006 LAW.
This book serves as an accessible introduction to legal ethics and professional responsibility for students of law and a provocative call to arms for the profession as a whole. Hutchinson argues that the profound changes in the way in which law is practised, and the demographic shifts among those who practise it, demand a new and systematic approach to the subject.