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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Lawyer's Responsibility For Clients And The State

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Semy B. A. Latunussa, H. M. Said Karim, Sukarno Aburaera, Maasba Magassing



Ethics, Court, Lawyer, Litigation



The existence of lawyer profession in Indonesia is legitimated in Act No. 18 of 2003 concerning lawyers. The purpose of the legislation as well as protecting the lawyers as a profession, is also a major advance is to protect the public from the advocate services are not eligible and protected from possible abuse of advocates. This research was conducted in Jayapura, Indonesia. The selection of this site is based on the consideration that the dilemmatic of lawyers who has responsibility for the client and state is homogenous. The results shows that lawyers as law enforcer officers have equal position with other law enforcement agencies in enforcing the law and justice. Lawyers profession has an important role in law enforcement efforts because any proceedings. To realize its role as law enforcer, the lawyers shall comply with the Lawyer and the Code of Ethics Act in synergistic cooperation and mutual respect with the other legal professions such as judges, police and prosecutors.



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