Source: (2003) Relational Justice Bulletin. February (17): 4-5. Downloaded 15 May 2003.
Many occupations are considered to be professions. A profession is often organized and self-regulated. The practices of medicine and law are examples of professions; both are marked by identifiable and self-regulating organizations. Peter Camp points out that the professional or self-regulating rules and ethical strictures of, for example, legal societies impose a greater obligation on lawyers than the law itself does. Looking specifically at the solicitorsâ€™ profession, Camp discusses the rationale behind these ethical rules and speculates about the future of such self-regulation. He does this particularly within the framework of relational justice.
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