This essay examines the intersection of Jewish ethics and legal ethics, comparing the rules of behavior given to a society by its leader (the governing authority) with the multisourced, consensus-reaching way legal rules of ethics are developed in the United States and exploring the issues, affiliations, conflicts, and reconciliation.
Nancy B. Rapoport,
Living "Top-Down" in a "Bottom-Up" World: Musings on the Relationship between Jewish Ethics and Legal Ethics,
78 Neb. L. Rev.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/nlr/vol78/iss1/3