Lawyer for the Situation, 39 Valparaiso U. L. Rev. 377 (2004)
In the confirmation hearings concerning Louis Brandeis before the
United States Senate almost a century ago - hearings evaluating whether
Brandeis was fit to be a Justice of the United States Supreme CourtBrandeis
was challenged concerning his professional ethics as a lawyer.
It was charged that he had involved himself in conflicts of interest, trying
to assist conflicting parties in working out intense differences. When
asked who he represented, he responded that he was Ulawyer for the
Date of Authorship for this Version
Hazard, Geoffrey C. Jr., "Lawyer for the Situation" (2004). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 2335.