Problems in Legal Ethics

Author: Mortimer Schwartz
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781640207363
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The new Twelfth Edition of the popular Problems in Legal Ethics reflects significant updating to integrate current events, new cases, and practical issues, while keeping its problem-centered focus. The new edition contains extensive additions addressing attorney impairments (including alcoholism, substance abuse, and depression) and client impairments (including diminished capacity). The bias chapter has been significantly reworked, updating statistics and studies, adding a new section on age bias, and adding references to overriding unconscious bias. Approachable, concise, and up-to-date, this practical new edition ensures that students understand the potential ethical pitfalls encountered in the practice of law.

California Legal Ethics

Author: Richard Wydick
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634592222
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The new Ninth Edition of California Legal Ethics reflects extensive updating to integrate new cases and current issues, while keeping its practical, problem-centered focus. The new edition contains more than a dozen new Discussion Problems and nearly a dozen new cases, and integrates readings on current issues. The chapter addressing bias has been extensively reworked to include both recent cases and readings that address the concept of unconscious bias. Approachable, concise, and up-to-date, this practical new edition ensures that students understand the potential ethical pitfalls encountered in the practice of law.

Global Issues in Legal Ethics

Author: James E. Moliterno
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314169358
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book is designed to facilitate the introduction of international, transnational, and comparative law issues into a course on Professional Responsibility. The book is very accessible for law students (and their professors). The chapters can be used in any combination and in any order. The book can be assigned or recommended as optional reading to supplement a domestic-only course to advance the students' understanding of their own system.

The Legal Profession

Author: Ann Southworth
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781628101720
Format: PDF
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Unlike most Professional Responsibility books on the market, this book integrates ethical and legal perspectives with the best available empirical literature on the legal profession. It covers all of the basic ethics topics covered in the standard professional responsibility course, but it blends the coverage of doctrine with an in-depth survey of the legal profession. It links legal ethics with materials drawn from other disciplines, especially sociology, economics, and psychology, to help students appreciate actual practice realities and the implications for daily experience. It includes some of the classic cases and materials on professional responsibility and also features up-to-date problems and materials on current issues. This is the only PR book on the market that provides sufficient explanation of basic legal concepts and the operation of the legal system to make it suitable for first-year students. It includes an extensive teachers' manual with sample syllabi, detailed advice about how to teach the materials, written instructions for role-play exercises, and sample exam questions.

Ethical Lawyering Legal and Professional Responsibilities in the Practice of Law

Author: Paul Hayden
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634605618
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Fourth Edition of Ethical Lawyering retains the strengths of the first three editions, with a continued focus on the complexities of the law and ethics rules governing lawyers as reflected in the modern case law, the most recent ABA Model Rules and state variations, and ABA and state ethics opinions. An ideal length for a two- or three-credit course in professional responsibility, this casebook provides comprehensive yet streamlined coverage of a subject as challenging as any in the law school curriculum.

The Law and Ethics of Law Practice

Author: Margaret Raymond
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781628103960
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This revised edition of an established professional responsibility casebook is designed to be teachable and versatile. New teachers and adjuncts will appreciate the extensive instructor support (including a detailed teacher's manual with suggestions for classroom presentation), while seasoned teachers will find the materials to be contemporary, intellectually challenging and provocative. The text caters to the needs of students who will enter a broad range of practice environments, from small-firm or solo work to large-firm practice. Problems at the end of each chapter, taken from current cases and news stories, incorporate cutting-edge issues and create possibilities for enrichment and expansion in areas of the instructor's interest. The second edition adds material addressing the professional responsibility implications of new technologies and updates the rules and materials relating to mobile lawyers and imputed disqualification.

Legal Ethics

Author: Deborah L. Rhode
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609302085
Format: PDF
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This casebook combines real-life problems, doctrinal and statutory analysis, and carefully edited readings from a wide range of disciplines. Many of the chapters can be used as independent units for courses focusing on ethical problems in corporate practice, tax practice, family law, and public interest law. The sixth edition also includes extensive revisions, deletions, and updating to reflect: Changes in the Model Rules adopted by the American Bar Association or recommended by the Ethics 20/20 Commission Additional Rules reprinted in the text with accompanying commentary Recent cases and new commentary involving conflicts of interest, advocacy, discovery, prosecutorial misconduct, effective assistance of counsel, advertising, admission, and discipline New research on access to justice, discipline, legal education, non-lawyer ownership of law firms, and global trends in regulation of the profession Technological developments that affect regulatory issues, such as Internet advertising, nonlawyer services, inadvertent disclosures.

Legal Ethics and Corporate Practice

Author: Milton C. Regan
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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This innovative casebook is organized around the work flow of lawyers involved in representing corporations. Each chapter integrates professional responsibility issues with a discussion of a particular type of task that both inside and outside counsel perform on behalf of business corporations. The book uses problems to illustrate how various types of work -- from advising a privately-held company to conducting an internal investigation of a multinational corporation -- generate challenges that cut across ethical categories. Each chapter begins with a detailed roadmap of the material that will follow, and most end with one or two detailed problems that require students to draw on that material

Regulation of Lawyers

Author: Stephen Gillers
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454860960
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book goes beyond the rules in teaching students the subtle differences between proper and improper conduct. The book’s balanced and engaging mix of materials supports its comprehensive coverage of professional responsibility issues. Refined through years of classroom use, this casebook offers: condensed coverage of professional responsibility issues in less space (about 120 pages shorter than the regular 10th edition); well-balanced mix of cases, secondary sources, timely materials (often drawn from recent headlines), engaging problems, and challenging notes; discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives, to recognize that the law is not necessarily self-evident and covers many subtleties; excellent case selection; realistic, helpful, and abundant problems, many based on actual events, that facilitate class discussion and enable students to understand the rules and regulations that will govern their professional behavior; detailed notes which provide in-depth treatment of the issues; high-profile author (Gillers is a highly visible and recognized national authority on professional responsibility); and an accessible and engaging style which is characterized by variety, clarity, and humor.

Professional Responsibility

Author: Casenotes
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735563322
Format: PDF, ePub
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenote Legal Briefs Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format