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Robert P. Lawry
Professor Emeritus of Law
Director, The Center for Professional Ethics
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Professor Lawry taught courses in professional responsibility, ethics, jurisprudence, and criminal law over a thirty five year career at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. In 1978, he co-founded The Center for Professional Ethics at CWRU. Professor Lawry is a frequent lecturer, workshop presenter, keynote speaker, and media commentator on diverse issues of professional and personal ethics. In addition to writing on the relationship between and among language, literature, ethics, and the law, Professor Lawry is also a published poet.


Oxford University, Diploma in Law
University of Pennsylvania, School of Law, JD
Fordham University, BA

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Fuzzy Personal Feelings and Institutional Rules

Is it unethical to submit the same paper for credit in two separate, unrelated college courses, without either instructor being aware that you were doing so? This June 2, 2013, inquiry to the New York Times “Ethicist,” Chuck Klosterman, received an interesting reply. At first, The Ethicist thought it was unethical because every teacher operates […]

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