Advising Clients to Apologize

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 1009, 1999

63 Pages Posted: 23 May 2010

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Jonathan R. Cohen

University of Florida Levin College of Law

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Abstract

The article argues that lawyers should consider the possiblity of advising clients to apologize for harms they commit, as in some cases apology may best serve their client's interests. The articles discusses some of the pros and cons to apology in the legal setting, as well as barriers that may inhibit apologies.

Keywords: apology, responsibilty, dispute resolution, settlement, negotiation

JEL Classification: K4, K41

Suggested Citation

Cohen, Jonathan R., Advising Clients to Apologize (,). Southern California Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 1009, 1999, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1612774

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