24 Pages Posted: 2 Nov 2016 Last revised: 4 Nov 2016
Date Written: October 22, 2016
Explores happiness as a more long-term sense of fulfillment from making decisions consistent with one's moral code. Provides background on the growth of moral psychology and the recognition that approaches can stimulate growth in persons into adulthood. Explores numerous gray area legal ethical scenarios and provides decision-making frameworks the authors have offered as ways to begin dealing with challenges.
Keywords: Ethics, Law, Professional Responsibility, Legal Education, Lawyers, Judgment, Moral Formation, Ethical Formation, Practical Wisdom
JEL Classification: I00, 120, I21, I29, I39, K00, K10, K19, K20, K30, K39, K40, K41, K49
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Madison, Benjamin V. and Gantt, II, Larry O. Natt, Is There a Paradox between Ethics and Happiness? Moral Formation for Lawyers (October 22, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2862601