Professional Responsibility and the Christian Attorney: Comparing the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct and Biblical Virtues
Regent University - School of Law
Charles Harmon Oates
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Regent University Law Review, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2007
The purpose of this article is to consider some correlations between the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct (the “Model Rules” or “Rules”) and Holy Scripture. Just as Christians are exhorted to pattern their conduct directly on Jesus’ life and teachings, and more generally on the moral guidance of the Old and New Testaments, so attorneys must conform their actions to rules of professional responsibility.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 93
Keywords: Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Christian Attorney, Old Testament, New Testament, Regent University, Professional ResponsibilityAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: October 6, 2011
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