The [F]law on “Defending Climate Villains”

In September,Is It OK to Take a Law-Firm Job Defending Climate Villains?” examining “whether taking a corporate law job means abandoning your values.”

He concluded that, yes, it’s fine, reassuring thousands of current law students and hundreds of thousands of lawyers doing the work of defending and bending of the law to enable and rationalize the production of an uninhabitable planet.

Members of SJP’s The [F]aw magazine challenge Appiah’s apologetics in this Twitter thread.  Among other things, the thread highlights how Appiah distorts the role of corporate lawyers and avoids the systemic forces in play.