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Martin Luther King Jr. And the Morality of Legal Practice

Vischer, Robert

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ISBN 10: 1107031222 / ISBN 13: 9781107031227
Published by Cambrdige, 2013
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Martin Luther King Jr. And the Morality of ...

Publisher: Cambrdige

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

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This book seeks to reframe our understanding of the lawyer's work by exploring how Martin Luther King Jr. built his advocacy on a coherent set of moral claims regarding the demands of love and justice in light of human nature. King never shirked from staking out challenging claims of moral truth, even while remaining open to working with those who rejected those truths. His example should inspire the legal profession as a reminder that truth-telling, even in a society that often appears morally balkanized, has the capacity to move hearts and minds. At the same time, his example should give the profession pause, for King's success would have been impossible absent his substantive views about human nature and the ends of justice. This book is an effort to reframe our conception of morality's relevance to professionalism through the lens provided by the public and prophetic advocacy of Dr. King.

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This book seeks to reframe our understanding of the lawyer's work by exploring how Martin Luther King Jr. built his advocacy on a coherent set of moral claims regarding the demands of love and justice in light of human nature.

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