Journal of the Institute for the Study of Legal Ethics

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It is an act of hubris for me to comment- on Professor Gillers' arguments. However, there are two aspects of his position which I feel compelled to discuss. The first is the deceptive complexity of his basic question: "Can a good lawyer be a bad person?" The second is whether the challenge of being a "good person" presents the zealous lawyer with a Hobson's Choice: the need to satisfy more than one master.