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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2154: Lawyers Ethics in the Real World

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Jonathan Herring, Legal Ethics (2nd edition, OUP Oxford 2017).

Richard Moorhead, ‘Independence Play – Chilcot on the Legal Process | Lawyer Watch’ 

Maryam Kouchaki and others, ‘Seeing Green: Mere Exposure to Money Triggers a Business Decision Frame and Unethical Outcomes’ (2013) 121 Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 53

Richard Moorhead and Victoria Hinchly, ‘Professional Minimalism? The Ethical Consciousness of Commercial Lawyers’ (2015) 42 Journal of Law and Society 387

Steven Vaughan and Emma Oakley, ‘“Gorilla Exceptions” and the Ethically Apathetic Corporate Lawyer’ (2016) 19 Legal Ethics 50

Christine Parker, ‘Critical Morality for Lawyers: Four Approaches to Lawyers’ Ethics, A’ (2004) 30 Monash University Law Review 49

Richard Moorhead, Steven Vaughan and Cristina Godhino, In-House Lawyers’ Ethics: Institutional Logics, Legal Risk and the Tournament of Influence: (Hart Bloomsbury 2018) accessed 29 October 2018

Donald C Langevoort, ‘Chasing the Greased Pig Down Wall Street: A Gatekeeper’s Guide to the Psychology, Culture, and Ethics of Financial Risk Taking’ (2010) 96 Cornell L. Rev. 1209

David Kershaw and Richard Moorhead, ‘Consequential Responsibility for Client Wrongs: Lehman Brothers and the Regulation of the Legal Profession’ (2013) 76 The Modern Law Review 26

Christine E Parker, Robert Eli Rosen and Vibeke Lehmann Nielsen, ‘The Two Faces of Lawyers: Professional Ethics and Business Compliance With Regulation’(2009)’ 22 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 201