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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law

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Edition: 3rd ed., 2012
Author(s): Lerman, Schrag


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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law is an engaging and completely up-to-date casebook with a decidedly practical perspective. The authors combine a compelling, user-friendly writing style with a polished and well-tested pedagogical structure:

Respected authors Lerman and Schrag draw on their broad range of classroom, clinical, research, and policy-making experience;
Contemporary approach succinctly covers all essential ethical issues and topics using clear, thorough exposition of ethical standards, succinct examples drawn from recent cases, and challenging problems involving interplay of strategic and ethical concerns;
Thoughtful presentation of the full range of ethics topics and issues, including confidentiality, conflicts, and other issues addressed by ethics codes.

This casebook also covers other law governing lawyers, such as malpractice, agency and criminal law, disqualification, and wrongful discharge -- as well as key contemporary concerns, such as lawyers' public responsibilities;
Up-to-date text based on the latest amendments to the rules of professional conduct, along with many problems based on recent cases; addresses such timely issues as billing fraud, laws and rules that limit extending legal services to the poor and middle class, and the impact of billable hour requirements on the quality of lawyers' lives.

Table of Contents includes:
Regulation of Lawyers;
The Duty to Protect Client Confidences;
The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine;
Relationships between Lawyers and Clients;
Concurrent Conflicts of Interest;
Conflicts Involving Former Clients, Government Lawyers, and Judges;
Conflicts of Interest between Lawyers and Clients;
Lawyers' Duties to Courts, Adversaries, and Others;
The Legal Profession;
The Provision of Legal Services.


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Format Hardcover
Author Lerman, Schrag
ISBN 9781454803010
Edition 3rd ed., 2012
Publisher Aspen Publishing