Problems in Legal Ethics / Edition 6

Problems in Legal Ethics / Edition 6

by Mortimer D. Schwartz, Richard C. Wydick, Rex R. Perschbacher, Schwartz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0314144234

ISBN-13: 9780314144232

Pub. Date: 04/01/2003

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

Each chapter begins with a set of problems for discussion in the classroom. For each major topic, background reading material illustrates the variety of sources a lawyer or judge can use when seeking answers to ethics questions. The materials include ethics rule, judicial opinions, ethics committee opinions, and excerpts from articles and books written by judges,

Overview

Each chapter begins with a set of problems for discussion in the classroom. For each major topic, background reading material illustrates the variety of sources a lawyer or judge can use when seeking answers to ethics questions. The materials include ethics rule, judicial opinions, ethics committee opinions, and excerpts from articles and books written by judges, lawyers, and law teachers. Supplemental readings from the ABA Model Code, from the Law of Lawyering by Geoffrey Hazard and William Hodes, from Modern Legal Ethics by Charles Wolfram, and from various drafts of the Restatement (Third) of the Law Governing Lawyers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314144232
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Series:
American Casebook Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
377
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.84(h) x (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

Bias In (And Out Of The Courtroom)

Conflicts Of Interest—Lawyers, Clients, And Third Parties

Conflicts Of Interest—Conflict Between Two Clients

Lawyers In Law Firms And Specialized Practice Areas

Judicial Conduct

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