Russell G. Pearce

Fordham University School of Law

Edward & Marilyn Bellet Chair in Legal Ethics, Morality, and Religion

140 West 62nd Street

New York, NY 10023

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

The Great Disruption: How Machine Intelligence Will Transform the Role of Lawyers in the Delivery of Legal Services

82 Fordham Law Review 3041 (2014), Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-17, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 339387
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2014
John O. McGinnis and Russell G. Pearce
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 884 (10,088)

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regulation, technology, machine intelligence, technological innovation, legal profession, lawyers, professionalism, legal ethics, professional responsibility

2.

The Legal Profession as a Blue State: Reflections on Public Philosophy, Jurisprudence, and Legal Ethics

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1339, 2006, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 988196
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 May 2007 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 568 (34,126)
Citation 1

Abstract:

legal profession, jurisprudence, philosophy, politics, legal ethics, legal history, liberalism, lawyers, public good, pro bono

3.

White Lawyering: Rethinking Race, Lawyer Identity, and Rule of Law

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 2081, 2005, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 94
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 479 (39,943)
Citation 3

Abstract:

critical race theory, neutrality, race, whiteness, jurisprudence, legal ethics, lawyer identity, rule of law, counselling, professionalism, legal profession, color blind, race conscious, equal justice

4.

Teaching Ethics Seriously: Legal Ethics as the Most Important Subject in Law School

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 29, p. 719, 1998
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 May 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 351 (45,774)
Citation 2

Abstract:

legal ethics, professional responsibility, legal education, pervasive method, ethics curriculum, professional responsibility curriculum, legal profession, lawyers, legal academia, moral development, fact-value distinction, scientism, professionalism

5.

Revitalizing the Lawyer-Poet: What Lawyers Can Learn from Rock and Roll

Widener Law Journal, Symposium on The Lawyer as Poet Advocate: Bruce Springsteen and the American Lawyer, Vol. 14, p. 907, 2005, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 908897
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 266 (80,142)

Abstract:

professionalism, public good, legal profession, business-profession dichotomy, rock and roll, Jimi Hendrix, crisis of professionalism, lawyers, pro bono, nonlawyer practice, legal ethics, legal education, film, continuing legal education

6.

Rethinking the Legal Reform Agenda: Will Raising the Standards for Bar Admission Promote or Undermine Democracy, Human Rights, and Rule of Law?

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 77, pp. 1635-1663, 2009, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1402783, Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009/8
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2013
Russell G. Pearce and Samuel J. Levine
Fordham University School of Law and Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Downloads 246 (93,632)

Abstract:

lawyers, legal profession, legal reform, South Africa, China, legal history, rule of law, human rights, democracy, bar admission, legal education, developing nations, countries in transition

7.

Nothing New Under the Sun: How the Legal Profession's Twenty-First Century Challenges Resemble Those of the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 40, pp. 481-502, 2012 (published 2013), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2320558
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 24 May 2014
Russell G. Pearce and Pam Jenoff
Fordham University School of Law and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 215 (88,119)

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8.

Redressing Inequality in the Market for Justice: Why Access to Lawyers Will Never Solve the Problem and Why Rethinking the Role of Judges Will Help

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 73, p. 969, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2011
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 212 (96,029)
Citation 2

Abstract:

equal justice, access to justice, pro bono, legal services, legal profession, judges, judge as umpire, unequal justice, market for justice, judicial ethics, legal ethics

9.

The Professionalism Paradigm Shift: Why Discarding Professional Ideology Will Improve the Conduct and Reputation of the Bar

New York University Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1229, 1995
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 210 (93,632)
Citation 6

Abstract:

legal profession, legal history, professionalism, legal ethics, law as a business, business-profession dichotomy, public good, lawyers, unauthorized practice of law, market for legal services, nonlawyer practice

10.

Viewer’s Manual for the Film Red State/Blue State: Lawyers, Politics & Moral Counseling

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 183 (122,954)

Abstract:

legal ethics, legal profession, lawyer's role, moral counseling, hired gun, professionalism, amoral partisan, liberalism, film, lawyers, legal education, continuing legal education, ethics education, professionalism education, political philosophy

11.

Professional Responsibility for the Age of Obama: Reviewing David Luban, Legal Ethics and Human Dignity

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 22, p. 1595, 2009, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1585932, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 10/11 # 10
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2010
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 177 (106,551)

Abstract:

legal ethics, legal profession, professionalism, lawyer's role, Barak Obama, Martin Luther King, Jr., David Luban, liberalism, moral counseling, hired gun, lawyers, public good, amoral partisan

12.

Religious Lawyering in a Liberal Democracy: A Challenge and an Invitation

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 81, Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 55, pp. 127-160, 2004
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 May 2005 Last Revised: 13 May 2010
Russell G. Pearce and Amelia J. Uelmen
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 158 (113,503)

Abstract:

religious lawyering, religion, lawyers, legal profession, amoral partisan, hired gun, moral counseling, Martin Luther King, Jr., religion in public square, law and religion, religious freedom, legal ethics, religious ethics, Jewish lawyer, Christian lawyer, Catholic lawyer, liberal democracy

13.

A Taxonomy of Lawyer Regulation: How Contrasting Theories of Regulation Explain the Divergent Regulatory Regimes in Australia, England/Wales, and North America

16:2 Legal Ethics 258 (2013) (published 2014), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2396041, HLS Program on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2014
Noel Semple, Russell G. Pearce and Renee Newman Knake
University of Windsor Faculty of Law, Fordham University School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 153 (109,431)

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regulation, legal profession, lawyers, professionalism, legal ethics, professional responsibility

14.

To Whom Does the Government Lawyer Owe the Duty of Loyalty When Clients are in Conflict?

Howard Law Journal, Vol. 29, p. 539, 1986, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1616719
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 May 2010
William Josephson and Russell G. Pearce
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 149 (127,795)

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government lawyer, solicitor general, government lawyer ethics, conflicts of interest

15.

'Public Service Must Begin at Home': The Lawyer as Civics Teacher in Everyday Practice

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 1207, 2009, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1418585
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Bruce A. Green and Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 144 (150,253)

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lawyers, public good, moral counseling, Lon Fuller, pro bono, citizen lawyer, amoral partisan, hired gun, jurisprudence

16.

How Law Firms Can Do Good While Doing Well (and the Answer is Not Pro Bono)

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Symposium on Professional Challenges in Large-Firm Practice, Vol. 33, p. 211, 2005, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 908276
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 144 (150,253)

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legal ethics, professionalism, pro bono, public interest law, public good, moral counseling, business-profession dichotomy, moral responsibility, legal profession, lawyers

17.

Difference Blindness vs. Bias Awareness: Why Law Firms with the Best of Intentions Have Failed to Create Diverse Partnerships

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 2407, 2015, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-08, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2591478, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-7
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 23 May 2015
Russell G. Pearce, Eli Wald and Swethaa Ballakrishnen
Fordham University School of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Stanford University - Department of Sociology
Downloads 119 (86,392)

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18.

Making Good Lawyers

9 U. St. Thomas L. J. 403 (2011), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-04, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2206030
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Eli Wald and Russell G. Pearce
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 118 (148,589)

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Rediscovering the Republican Origins of the Legal Ethics Codes

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 6, No. 241, 1992
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2010
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 110 (171,482)
Citation 7

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George Sharswood, legal ethics, professional responsibility, legal history, Canons of Ethics, Code of Professional Responsibility, Rules of Professional Conduct, hired gun, adversarial ethic, public good, lawyers, legal profession

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The Obligation of Lawyers to Heal Civic Culture: Confronting the Ordeal of Incivility in the Practice of Law

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 1, 2011, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-27, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1969961
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Dec 2011
Eli Wald and Russell G. Pearce
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 103 (178,929)

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21.

Beyond Cardboard Lawyers in Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics, Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2082298, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper, No. 12-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2012
Eli Wald and Russell G. Pearce
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 73 (209,125)

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What's Love Got to Do with Lawyers? Thoughts on Relationality, Love, and Lawyers’ Work

17 Legal Ethics (2014), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-44, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2488640
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Eli Wald and Russell G. Pearce
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 71 (220,932)

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23.

Religious Lawyering's Second Wave

Journal of Law & Religion, Vol. 21, pp. 269-281, 2005-2006, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1011141
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Russell G. Pearce and Amelia J. Uelmen
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 69 (227,320)

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lawyers, religion, legal ethics, morality, attorney-client dialogue, moral counseling, legal profession, religious lawyering

24.

The Virtue of Low Barriers to Becoming a Lawyer: Promoting Liberal and Democratic Values

19 Int'l J. Legal Profession 357-378, 2012, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2329775
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Sep 2013
Russell G. Pearce and Sinna Nasseri
Fordham University School of Law and Latham & Watkins LLP, San Francisco
Downloads 56 (279,541)

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Confidentiality Explained: The Dialogue Approach to Discussing Confidentiality with Clients

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 157, 2011, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2195572, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 27/2012
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2013
Russell G. Pearce and Elisia Klinka
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University - Fordham Law Review
Downloads 50 (242,657)

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Teacher’s Guide for Revitalizing the Lawyer-Poet: What Lawyers Can Learn from Rock and Roll

Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1623303
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Jun 2010
Russell G. Pearce and Katrina Baker
Fordham University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 47 (298,850)

Abstract:

Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, Professionalism, Ethics Teaching, Ethics Pedagogy, Continuing Legal Education, Public Good, Legal Profession, Business-Profession Dichotomy, Rock and Roll

27.

MacCrate’s Missed Opportunity: The MacCrate Report’s Failure to Advance Professional Values

Pace Law Review, Vol. 23, No. 575, 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Russell G. Pearce
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 42 (304,173)

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MacCrate Report, legal education, professionalism, legal ethics, professional values, ethics education, justice

28.

From Emancipation to Assimilation: Is Secular Liberalism Still Good for Jewish Lawyers?

From Emancipation to Assimilation: Is Secular Liberalism Still Good for Jewish Lawyers?, in Jews and the Law (Ari Mermelstein, Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zaidoff & Marc Galanter, eds. 2014), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2535385
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Dec 2014
Russell G. Pearce and Adam Winer
Fordham University School of Law and McGill University
Downloads 30 (304,173)

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professionalism, liberalism, public good, religious lawyering, Jewish lawyer, Judaism, lawyer’s role, legal profession, legal ethics

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The Relational Infrastructure of Law Firm Culture and Regulation: The Exaggerated Death of Big Law

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 109, 2013, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-31, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2627733
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
Russell G. Pearce and Eli Wald
Fordham University School of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 9 (163,747)

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Rethinking Lawyer Regulation: How a Relational Approach Would Improve Professional Rules and Roles

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2012, No. 513, U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-27, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2625138
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
Russell G. Pearce and Eli Wald
Fordham University School of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Downloads 9 (339,127)

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Being Good Lawyers: A Relational Approach to Law Practice

29 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 601 (2016), U Denver Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-30, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2840886
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Eli Wald and Russell G. Pearce
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 0 (258,048)

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Business Ethics

Handbook on the Economics of Reciprocity and Social Enterprise, pp. 49-58, Luigino Bruni and Stefano Zamagni eds., 2013, Revue Internationale De L’éthique Des Affaires Et De La Compliance – Supplément À La Semaine Juridique Entreprise Et Affaires, No. 39, p. 15, September 2013, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2330590,
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2016
Russell G. Pearce and Brendan M. Wilson
Fordham University School of Law and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, L.L.P.
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