Legal ethics questions are often confused with questions of moral responsibility, but they converge on the issue of lawyers who advised the military that the laws of war did not protect prisoners captured in Afghanistan, says professor Stephen Gillers. Concluding that those lawyers bear ethical and moral responsibility for the current abuse scandals, Gillers writes, "... lawyers are free to say no ... But the lawyers here said yes."
The American Lawyer
June 14, 2004
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