oa De Rebus - The ideal legal practitioner
|Article Title||The ideal legal practitioner|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Legal Philosophy, Potchefstroom University for CHE|
|Publication Date||Sep 1981|
|Pages||424 - 427|
|Keyword(s)||Confidences of client, Court manners, Dignity, Impeccable honesty, Integrity, Judicial officers, Jurisprudence, Knowledge, Legal academic training, Legal order, Objectivity, Power of judgment, Sense of equity and Technical skill|
The title of this article, it may seem, bears testimony to academic presumptuousness: How dare a ""man of theory"" offer his opinion on an issue so thoroughly practical? Academics are, as far as matters of practice are concerned, by definition and by nature presumptuous. Practitioners unfortunately have to cope and bear with this.
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