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 5th Edition also includes extensive revisions and updating to reflect:
Changes in the Model Rules adopted by the American Bar AssociationCorporate scandals and implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley legislationThe War on Terror and its impact on issues of lawyer-client confidentialityNew research on the distribution of legal services, pro bono, and Public Interest workTechnological developments that affect regulatory issues, such as internet advertising, non lawyer services, inadvertent disclosuresNew commentary, Supreme Court decisions and other leading cases on issues such as effective assistance of counsel, conflicts of interest, prosecutorial conduct
An extensively revised and comprehensive Teacher?s Manual accompanies the new edition.