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Wolfram's Hornbook on Modern Legal Ethics

$107.95 Out of stock

Edition: 1st ed., 1986
Author(s): Wolfram


SKU: 50195



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Product Description

The authoritative coverage of this Hornbook Series: Modern Legal Ethics focuses on a lawyer's fiduciary responsibility. The text describes the legal profession’s self-regulatory system and the professional codes that have emerged. It examines lawyers and the legal profession, including regulation and discipline and provides a detailed discussion of the client-lawyer relationship. Judges and the quality of justice are also addressed. Provides systematic examination of the issues covered in the 1969 Code of Professional Responsibility and the 1983 Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

Features and Benefits:
Summarizes the fundamentals of modern legal ethics;
Timesaving reference guide;
Enhances exam performance;
Table of cases;
Westlaw® references;
Includes Code of Professional Responsibility and Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

Table of Contents includes:
Lawyers and the Legal Profession;
The World of Lawyers;
Regulation of Lawyers and the Legal Profession;
Professional Discipline of Lawyers;
Lawyers and Clients;
The Client-Lawyer Relationship;
Lawyer Competence;
Lawyers as Client Confidants;
Conflicts of Interests;
Special Topics of Conflicts of Interest;
Client-Lawyer Contracts;
The Role of Lawyers;
The Adversary System;
Lawyer as Advocates;
Lawyer Forensics;
Lawyers as Counselors;
Delivery of Legal Services;
The need for a Lawyer;
The right to Practice Law;
Forms and Funding of Law Practice;
The Judiciary;
Judges and the Quality of Justice;
ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility;
ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct;
Rules of Professional Conduct of the State Bar of California;
ABA Canons of Professional Ethics;
ABA Code of Judicial Conduct;
Model Code of Professional Responsibility;
Model Rules of Professional Conduct;
Canons of Professional Ethics;
Code of Judicial Conduct;
ABA Standards;
ABA Ethics Committee Opinions.

Every attorney should have at least a small personal library of fundamental legal reference books to see them through their career. Hornbooks are the perfect foundation on which to build your own legal library as they represent comprehensive yet affordable reference tools covering over 75 legal topic areas. Don’t wait- start your library now!


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Format Hardcover
Author Wolfram
ISBN 9780314926395
Edition 1st ed., 1986
Publisher West