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    Lawyers Are Not Algorithms: Sustainability, Corruption, and the Role of the Lawyer in Institutional Frameworks and Corporate Transactions.Larry Catá Backer - 2021 - Legal Ethics 24 (1):4-23.
    Among key emerging societal principles to which a lawyer owes a high degree of fidelity are those that advance sustainability and that combat corruption. This essay considers the character of those...
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    The Corporate General Counsel Who Respects Human Rights.I. I. I. John F. Sherman - 2021 - Legal Ethics 24 (1):49-72.
    Global soft law, multistakeholder norms, the business practices and policies of leading companies, the expectations of...
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    Professional Responsibility and the Defence of Extractive Corporations in Transnational Human Rights and Environmental Litigation in Canadian Courts.Amy Salyzyn & Penelope Simons - 2021 - Legal Ethics 24 (1):24-48.
    Lawyers defending extractive corporations in transnational human rights and environmental cases tend to reflect the dominant ‘resolute advocacy’ model of litigation, which directs lawyers to aggres...
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    Soft Law, Legal Ethics and the Corporate Lawyer: Confronting Human Rights and Sustainability Norms.Sara L. Seck, Richard Devlin & Siobhan Quigg - 2021 - Legal Ethics 24 (1):1-3.
    We are all familiar with the old adage that hard cases make for bad law. This symposium riffs off that idea to inquire whether soft law can make for ethical lawyering? To interrogate this q...
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    Be Careful What You Wish For: A European Perspective on the Limits of CSR in the Legal Profession.Birgit Spiesshofer - 2021 - Legal Ethics 24 (1):73-88.
    Law firms, bars and lawyers associations qualify as ‘enterprises’ in the sense of all international CSR norms such as the UN Global Compact, the UN Guiding Principles, the OECD Guidelines for Multi...
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