Ethics of the Lawyer's Work / Edition 2

Ethics of the Lawyer's Work / Edition 2

by James E. Moliterno
     
 

Offers a program of comprehensive skills development where the instructor wants to cover ethics material; a traditional course on professional responsibility where the professor wants to stress lawyer activities and role plays; a "short course" on professional responsibility; and any skills course or clinical course where coverage of legal ethics is desired.See more details below

Overview

Offers a program of comprehensive skills development where the instructor wants to cover ethics material; a traditional course on professional responsibility where the professor wants to stress lawyer activities and role plays; a "short course" on professional responsibility; and any skills course or clinical course where coverage of legal ethics is desired.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314144386
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
399
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Ch. 1Who Are We and Who Are We Supposed to Be?5
ARole and Identity5
BThree Perspectives on the Role of Lawyer11
Ch. 2The Institutional Framework52
ASources and Applications of Legal Ethics Rules52
BSelf-Governance; Reporting Misconduct67
CSupervisor-Subordinate Responsibilities80
Ch. 3Beginning and Nature of the Client-Lawyer Relationship86
AClient-Lawyer Relationships86
BCompetence, Diligence, and Case Acceptance101
CConfidentiality and Its Limits106
DCounselling Clients Regarding Wrongful Acts132
EConflicts of Interest138
FProvision of Legal Services to Those Who Cannot Afford to Hire a Lawyer176
GFees182
HHandling Clients' Money194
IClient Getting199
Ch. 4Investigating224
ACompetence224
BTreatment of Third Parties225
Ch. 5Negotiating and Mediating232
ANegotiating and Truthtelling232
BSpecial Problems for Lawyers in the Intermediary Role251
Ch. 6Advocacy and Adversary System Activities254
AThe Ethics of Advocacy Conceptualized254
BLimits on Zeal: Litigation Advocacy Outside the Courtroom259
CLimits on Zeal: Litigation Advocacy Inside the Courtroom270

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