Ethics of Polish Bar Association in the Interwar Period According to Aleksander Mogilnicki

Agata Grudzińska

Abstract


In Poland, during the partitions and the interwar period, lawyer ethics was not a popular subject, however, it was not neglected. During that time, some texts on the subject were published. The aim of the following paper is to present the standpoint of A. Mogilnicki, (lawyer, Supreme Court Justice) concerning the constitution of the code of lawyer ethics commonly used by lawyers at the time. He was one of the first to raise the issue in the press where he presented the guidelines that lawyers should pursue while creating their own code of professional ethics. Even though Mogilnicki’s vision of creating the code did not materialize at the time, it was in the 1960s that The Collection of Principles of Lawyer Ethics and Professional Dignity was published.


Keywords


Aleksander Mogilnicki; legal ethics; codification; barristers’ ethical code

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17951/sil.2016.25.3.335
Data publikacji: 2017-01-30 09:59:08
Data złożenia artykułu: 2016-02-10 22:42:23


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