Legal Ethics, 1 Boston University Law Review 233 (1921)
My fellow-students of the law: In this morning's lecture, I attempted to show, first the necessity for the profession of the law, and the impossibility of maintaing such a profession unless its members are paid for their services; and, second, that such a system, when conducted under ethical rules, some of which I summarily stated, contributes most effectively to the cause of justice and equity. I would like now to consider the Code of Legal Ethics more at length, under some eight different heads.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Taft, William Howard, "Legal Ethics" (1921). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 3932.