Legal Ethics became a required course in the late 1970s; however, the requirement of this course both helped and hindered the development of the status of legal ethics as a respected discipline. The role of law schools in teaching legal ethics is explored.
Robert F. Drinan,
New Horizons in the Role of Law Schools in Teaching Legal Ethics,
58 Law and Contemporary Problems
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