California Legal Ethics / Edition 6 by Richard C. Wydick, Rex R. Perschbacher, Debra Lyn Bassett | | 9780314183941 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
California Legal Ethics / Edition 6

California Legal Ethics / Edition 6

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

ISBN-10: 0314183949

ISBN-13: 9780314183941

Pub. Date: 09/28/2007

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

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

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

Introduction to Legal Ethics

Sources and Application of Legal Ethics Rules

Beginning and Ending the Lawyer-Client Relationship

Advertising and Solicitation

Attorney Fees and Fiduciary Duties

Competence, Diligence and Unauthorized Practice

Confidential Information

Candor in Litigation

Fairness in Litigation

The Trial Lawyer as Truth-Seeker

Conflicts of Interest-Lawyers, Clients and Third Parties

Conflicts of Interest-Conflicts Between Two Clients

Lawyers in Law Firms and Specialized Practice Areas

Judicial Conduct

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