Problems of Professional Ethics of a Lawyer and Legal Rhetoric

Yusupova, N. S. (2023). Problems of professional ethics of a lawyer and legal rhetoric. Conferencea, 88-93. This article discusses the main problems that hinder the development of the professional ethics of lawyers as one of the fundamental foundations of the legal profession in the Republic of Uzbekistan. A comparative legal analysis of foreign countries in…

“They Don’t Know What They Don’t Know”: A Study of Diversion in Lieu of Lawyer Discipline

Levin, L. C., & Fortney, S. S. (2023). ‘They Don’t Know What They Don’t Know’: A Study of Diversion in Lieu of Lawyer Discipline. Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Forthcoming. Lawyer misconduct can have devastating consequences for clients. But what is the appropriate regulatory response when lawyers make less serious mistakes? For almost thirty years, jurisdictions…

Impact of Digitalization on Legal Regulation: formation of new legal practices

Objective: The objective of the research is to examine the impact of digital technologies introduced into law on the formation of new legal practices. Method: The authors used a mixed methodological strategy. The main research method is the dialectical method. Regulatory documents of Russia and foreign countries were chosen as the information basis for the research….

How do lawyers engineer and develop LegalTech projects? A story of opportunities, platforms, creative rationalities, and strategies

Over the last 15 years, the working context of lawyers has undergone many changes. Evolving in an increasingly competitive, deregulated, and globalized market, they are subject to higher tax pressure while being exposed to unbridled technological innovation. Indeed, a growing number of entrepreneurs are using digital solutions to provide online legal services that are supposed…

Judges and the deregulation of the lawyer’s monopoly

In a revolutionary moment for the legal profession, the deregulation of legal services is taking hold in many parts of the country. Utah and Arizona, for instance, are experimenting with new regulations that permit nonlawyer advocates to play an active role in assisting people who may not otherwise have access to legal services. In addition,…

How Should We License Lawyers?

Robertson, C. B. (2020). How Should We License Lawyers?. Fordham L. Rev., 89, 1295. During the summer of 2020, anger and frustration about lawyer licensing practices boiled over. The bar exam had always imposed economic and psychological burdens on test takers, but the rise of a pandemic added an additional hazard: exposure to a dangerous virus. Some…

The role of legal professionals in the European and international legal and regulatory framework against money laundering

Valvi, E. A. (2022). The role of legal professionals in the European and international legal and regulatory framework against money laundering. Journal of Money Laundering Control, 26(7), 28-52. The aim of the present study is to shed light on the role of legal practitioners, namely, lawyers and notaries, in the fight against money laundering: Are they considered…

Designing Just Solutions at Scale: Lawyerless Legal Services and Evidence-Based Regulation

Burnett, M., & Sandefur, R. L. (2022). Designing Just Solutions at Scale: Lawyerless Legal Services and Evidence-Based Regulation. Direito Público, 19(102). Around the world, billions of people lack access to justice, often because they cannot access help in resolving their justice issues. An important reason for this is that many access models rely centrally on lawyers, and…

Lawyers as money laundering enablers? An evolving and contentious relationship

Levi, M. (2022). Lawyers as money laundering enablers? An evolving and contentious relationship. Global Crime, 23(2), 126-147. Using limited datasets and case studies drawn from the Global North and South, this article critically considers the available evidence about the involvement of lawyers in elite money laundering and attempts to control their involvement. In addition to lawyers’ lobbying…

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