Devil’s Advocates: On the Ethics of Unjust Legal Advocacy

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I argue that it is morally wrong for a lawyer to pursue a legal outcome that he knows to be unjust, such as the acquittal of a guilty client or the triumph of the wrong side in a lawsuit.
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