Teaching Ethics in Context: Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon in the First Year Curriculum

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Celia Taylor

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

More and more attention is being placed on the importance of teaching ethics throughout the law school curriculum. This article focuses on the seminal contracts law case of Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon and demonstrates how it raises numerous ethical issues that can serve as the basis for stimulating discussion, encouraging even first-year law students to understand the importance of ethical thinking and behavior in their education and their careers.

Suggested Citation

Taylor, Celia, Teaching Ethics in Context: Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon in the First Year Curriculum (2008). Pace Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 249, 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1659861

Celia Taylor (Contact Author)

University of Denver Sturm College of Law ( email )

2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208
United States

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