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Author Vischer, Robert K.

Title Martin Luther King Jr. and the morality of legal practice : lessons in love and justice / Robert K. Vischer
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Contents Martin Luther King Jr. and the Morality of Legal Practice; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Human Dignity; I. Human Dignity in the Lawyer's Narrative; II. Dignity as Autonomy; III. Dignity Grounded in Reality; IV. Lawyers and Human Dignity; 2 Agape; I. King and Agape; II. Lawyers (and Clients) as Subjects; III. Lawyers' Trust Problem; A. Trust under Pressure; 1. Globalization.; 2. The Disaggregation of Legal Services.; 3. The Rise of In-House Counsel.; 4. The Decline of Self-Regulation.; 5. Multidisciplinary Practice.; 6. Law Firm Culture
B. Why Trust MattersIV. Lawyers as Subjects: Future Prospects; 3 Personalism; I. King and Personalism; II. Lawyers as Personalists; III. Lawyers' Partisanship Problem; IV. Lawyers as Healers: Why Clients Should Care; 4 Justice; I. King and Justice; II. Lawyers and the Means of Justice; III. Lawyers and the Ends of Justice; 5 Realism; I. King and Christian Realism; II. Lawyers as Realists; III. Christian Realism and the Human Person; Conclusion; Index; Cover
Summary Explores how Martin Luther King, Jr built his advocacy on moral claims of love, justice and human nature
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
Law -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1139381350 (electronic bk.)
1139625985 (electronic bk.)
9781139381352 (electronic bk.)
9781139625982 (electronic bk.)