Criminal Procedure Entitlements, Professionalism, and Lawyering Norms

  title={Criminal Procedure Entitlements, Professionalism, and Lawyering Norms},
  author={Darryl K. Brown},
This article explores how social norms affect lawyers' and judges' behavior and, thereby, the content of both legal entitlements and the practice of ethics. It draws from several large studies of local criminal law practice. Norms in law practice often conflict with legal entitlements. Yet this article argues that such norms are sometimes defensible and necessary responses to tensions in public values and to conflicts between policymaking institutions. Norms often identify a need for doctrinal… CONTINUE READING


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