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Introduction - 21st Century Law, Technology, and Ethics: The Lawyer's Role as a Public Citizen


Irma S. Russell


University of Montana - School of Law

October 10, 2008

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 619, 2005

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The lawyer's role as a "public citizen" also involves a duty to "seek improvement of the law." Changing technology has changed the way lawyers practice law. As public citizens lawyers have an affirmative commitment to the social goal of a just society. Ethical issues arise in the use of technology in society, and lawyers play a central role in social ordering. The idea that advocates in an adversary system have special responsibilities is not new.

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Keywords: technology, ethics, lawyer duty

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Date posted: October 12, 2008  

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Russell, Irma S., Introduction - 21st Century Law, Technology, and Ethics: The Lawyer's Role as a Public Citizen (October 10, 2008). University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 35, p. 619, 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1282176

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University of Montana - School of Law ( email )
Missoula, MT 59812-0002
United States
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