W. Bradley Wendel

Cornell University - School of Law

Professor of Law

Myron Taylor Hall

Lewis Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Legal Ethics and the Separation of Law and Morals

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-011
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 958 (16,321)
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2.

The Torture Memos and the Demands of Legality

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jun 2009
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 629 (31,187)

Abstract:

Legal ethics, torture, torture memos, OLC, goverment lawyers, advising, rule of law, legality

3.

Philosophical Legal Ethics: Ethics, Morals, and Jurisprudence

Legal Ethics, Forthcoming, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-21, Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 1646558, Yale Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
University of Calgary, Cornell University - School of Law, Columbia University - Law School, University of Denver College of Law, Yale Law School, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and University of Auckland
Downloads 601 (23,271)

Abstract:

jurisprudence, legal ethics, morality

4.

Civil Obedience

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 28 Oct 2003
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 506 (41,749)
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5.

Legal Ethics and Moral Character

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
Alice Woolley and W. Bradley Wendel
University of Calgary and Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 474 (26,695)
Citation 1

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Legal Ethics, Moral Psychology, Dispositions, Personality, Standard Conception, Luban, Simon, Pepper, Fried

6.

Mixed Signals: Rational Choice Theories of Social Norms and the Pragmatics of Explanation

Washington & Lee Public Law Research Paper No. 01-8
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 12 Sep 2001
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 417 (53,726)
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7.

Jurisprudence and Judicial Ethics

IVR World Congress of Philosophy of Law, Krakow, Poland, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Oct 2007
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 411 (50,417)

Abstract:

judicial ethics, Hart, Dworkin

8.

Professionalism as Interpretation

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 3, p. 99, Spring 2005
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 17 Feb 2005
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 382 (58,345)
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9.

The Jurisprudence of Enron: Professionalism as Interpretation

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-012
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Aug 2004
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 347 (65,860)

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10.

Explanation in Legal Scholarship: The Inferential Structure of Doctrinal Analysis

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 4, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-38
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 219 (107,847)

Abstract:

Explanation, inference to the best explanation

11.

Legal Ethics is about the Law, Not Morality or Justice: A Reply to Critics

Texas Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 3, 2012, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2013
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 215 (88,045)

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12.

Personal Integrity and the Conflict between Ordinary and Institutional Values

LEGAL ETHICS: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND PERSONAL INTEGRITY, Tim Dare, W. Bradley Wendel, eds., Cambridge Scholars Press, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Oct 2007
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 199 (119,613)

Abstract:

legal ethics, integrity, agent-neutral, agent-relative, role morality

13.

Legal Advising and the Rule of Law

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 30 Jul 2008
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 186 (122,427)

Abstract:

Legal ethics, rule of law

14.

Institutional and Individual Justification in Legal Ethics: The Problem of Client Selection

Hofstra Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-006
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Jan 2006
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 184 (131,443)
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15.

Should Law Schools Teach Professional Duties, Professional Virtues, or Something Else? A Critique of the Carnegie Report on Educating Lawyers

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-32
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 161 (141,058)

Abstract:

Professional identity, legal ethics, legal education, Carnegie Report

16.

If Lifelong Learning is the Solution, What is the Problem?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2009
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 154 (137,583)

Abstract:

Professionalism

17.

Alternative Litigation Financing and Anti-Commodification Norms

DePaul Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-91
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 May 2013
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 148 (138,250)

Abstract:

alternative litigation finance, third-party litigation finance, commodification

18.

Political Culture and the Rule of Law: Comparing the United States and New Zealand

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-55
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Jul 2012
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 146 (141,058)

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constitutionalism, rule of law, political culture, accident compensation, Treaty of Waitangi

19.

Three Concepts of Roles

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-37
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 139 (143,269)

Abstract:

Role morality, role-differentiated morality, recourse role

20.

In Search of Core Values

16 Legal Ethics 350 (2014), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-08
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2014
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 134 (132,066)

Abstract:

legal profession, core values, regulation, access to justice, multidisciplinary practices, alternative business structures, Clementi

21.

A Legal Ethics Perspective on Alternative Litigation Financing

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 55, p. 133, 2014, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2014
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
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22.

Duty in the Litigation Investment Agreement: The Choice between Tort and Contract Norms When the Deal Breaks Down

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Anthony J. Sebok and W. Bradley Wendel
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 121 (191,622)

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23.

Lawyers, Citizens, and the Internal Point of View

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-011
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Oct 2007
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 120 (182,366)
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24.

2008 F.W. Wickwire Memorial Lecture: Executive Branch Lawyers in a Time of Terror

Dalhousie Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Apr 2009
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 113 (196,557)

Abstract:

Legal ethics, advising, rule of law, executive branch, torture

25.

Whose Truth? Objective and Subjective Perspectives on Truthfulness in Advocacy

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-10
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 104 (160,455)

Abstract:

advocacy, adversary system, rhetoric, truthfulness, public reason, legal ethics, standard conception

26.

Lawyers as Quasi-Public Actors

Alberta Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Oct 2007
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 97 (214,123)

Abstract:

legal ethics, access to justice

27.

The Ideology of Judging and the First Amendment in Judicial Election Campaigns

South Texas Law Review
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 20 Jun 2002
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
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28.

The Craft of Legal Interpretation

INTERPRETATION OF LAW IN THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT, Yasutomo Morigiwa, Michael Stolleis and Jean-Louis Halperin, eds., Springer, July 2011, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-34
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 91 (220,128)

Abstract:

Objectivity, interpretation, legal advising

29.

Razian Authority and its Implication for Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics, Vol. 13, No. 2, December 2010, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-35
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
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30.

Coming to Grips with the Ethical Challenges for Capital Post-Conviction Representation Posed by Martinez v. Ryan

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-07
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
John H. Blume III and W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell Law School and Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 56 (283,336)

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31.

Lawyering in the Christian Colony: Some Hauerwasian Themes, Reflections, and Questions

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-36
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 41 (342,678)

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liberalism, narrative, tradition, community, Hauerwas

32.

The ABA Guidelines and the Norms of Capital Defense Representation

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 635, 2013
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Oct 2013
Russell Stetler and W. Bradley Wendel
Office of the Federal Public Defender, Oakland and Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 31 (310,424)

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ABA Guidelines, prevailing norms

33.

Sally Yates, Ronald Dworkin, and the Best View of the Law

Michigan Law Review Online, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No.17-11
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
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Abstract:

Legal ethics, government lawyers, Ronald Dworkin, legitimacy

34.

Philosophical Legal Ethics: An Affectionate History

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 30, 2017, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2017
David J. Luban and W. Bradley Wendel
Georgetown University Law Center and Cornell University - School of Law
Downloads 0 (76,418)

Abstract:

Legal ethics, professional ethics, role morality, moral agency, liberalism, pluralism

35.

Government Lawyers in the Trump Administration

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-04
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 28 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2017
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
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Rule of law, professionalism, legal ethics, government lawyers, legal advising

36.

Litigation Trolls

NYU Law School Center on Civil Justice Symposium on "Litigation Funding: The Basics and Beyond" (Nov. 20, 2015), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-3
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2015
W. Bradley Wendel
Cornell University - School of Law
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litigation funding, litigation financing, third-party litigation financing, alternative litigation financing, ALF