California Legal Ethics / Edition 6

California Legal Ethics / Edition 6

by Richard C. Wydick, Rex R. Perschbacher, Debra Lyn Bassett
     
 

This book is intended for use in California law school courses that teach the fundamentals of legal ethics. Each chapter begins with a set of problems drawn from decided cases, ethics opinions, the writings of scholars in the field, and the authors' experience in teaching and law practice. The authors have provided realistic problems—the kinds that arise with… See more details below

Overview

This book is intended for use in California law school courses that teach the fundamentals of legal ethics. Each chapter begins with a set of problems drawn from decided cases, ethics opinions, the writings of scholars in the field, and the authors' experience in teaching and law practice. The authors have provided realistic problems—the kinds that arise with disturbing frequency in the daily practice of law. For each major topic, there is background reading material that illustrates the variety of sources to which a lawyer or judge can turn when seeking answers to ethics questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314183941
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
451
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Table of Cases
Table of References to ABA Code of Professional Responsibility
Table of References to ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct
Table of References to California Rules of Professional Conduct
Ch. 1Introduction to Legal Ethics
Ch. 2Sources and Application of Legal Ethics Rules
Ch. 3Beginning and Ending the Lawyer-Client Relationship
Ch. 4Advertising and Solicitation
Ch. 5Attorney Fees and Fiduciary Duties
Ch. 6Competence, Diligence, and Unauthorized Practice
Ch. 7Confidential Information
Ch. 8Candor in Litigation
Ch. 9Fairness in Litigation
Ch. 10The Trial Lawyer as Truth-Seeker
Ch. 11Conflicts of Interest - Interference by a Third Party
Ch. 12Conflicts of Interest - Lawyer v. Client
Ch. 13Conflicts of Interest - Conflicts Between Two Clients
Ch. 14Judicial Conduct
Appendix: Answers to Multiple Choice Questions
Index

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