The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State Lawyer Rules of Professional Conduct 2016-2017 Edition
The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State Lawyer Rules of Professional Conduct 2016-2017 Edition
Providing full coverage of all the model rules, standards, and statues pertaining to the law governing lawyers, this supplement, with its companion website, is an ideal reference source for any course on professional responsibility or legal ethics.
ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct Annotations on the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers Federal Provisions on Conflicts, Confidentiality, and Crimes Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Provisions ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct Statutes on Disqualification and Discipline of Federal Judges
This volume, the black-letter Rules of Professional Conduct are followed by numbered comments that explain each Rule's purpose and provide suggestions for its practical application.
This book argues that human factor development is the key to organizational success. The author describes the human factor as the diverse personality characteristics that allow employees within the social institutions to function and remain operational over time. A lack of appreciation for the significance of personality traits in performance has resulted in organizational inefficiency, but Adjibolosoo proposes a framework that analyzes spiritual capital, moral capital, human capital, aesthetic capital, human ability and human potential and addresses any human factor deficiencies. Further, case studies show that employee effectiveness and profitability of organizations can be attained through effective human factor engineering programs. The contents of this book will serve as powerful eye-openers to scholars in HRM as well as leaders and managers looking to achieve and sustain higher levels of productivity, growth, and profitability at work.
The first baby boomers are approaching retirement age. They are mapping out their own future, providing for children and grandchildren, and caring for aging parents. And they all have lots of questions - about financial planning, health care, charitable gifts, nursing homes, housing and a host of issues related to aging. You also need to meet the needs of your current elderly clients by keeping abreast of this rapidly evolving area of practice. Now, thanks to California Guide to Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly, you'll be able to answer their questions and act in their behalf, whether you specialize in elder law and estate planning or maintain a general practice. This newly published compendium from LexisNexis places the range of issues facing the elderly in the context of California law. It's your single source for in-depth discussions of such issues as: • Medi-Cal • Conservatorships • Wills and trusts • Income and estate taxes • Estate planning • Nursing homes and home health care agencies • Planning for incapacity California Guide to Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly has been specifically designed to help increase your effectiveness and productivity. • A glossary of acronyms at the beginning of the book will help you identify state and federal agencies and initiatives. • A section of common client questions that begins each chapter will lead you directly to the information you'll use most often. • Hundreds of practice notes throughout the text provide useful tips and suggestions, while cautionary notes alert you to areas of special concern. • Checklists at the end of each chapter will help ensure that you have addressed your client's needs methodically and completely.
This book goes beyond the rules in teaching students the subtle differences between proper and improper conduct. The book’s balanced and engaging mix of materials supports its comprehensive coverage of professional responsibility issues. Refined through years of classroom use, this casebook offers: condensed coverage of professional responsibility issues in less space (about 120 pages shorter than the regular 10th edition); well-balanced mix of cases, secondary sources, timely materials (often drawn from recent headlines), engaging problems, and challenging notes; discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives, to recognize that the law is not necessarily self-evident and covers many subtleties; excellent case selection; realistic, helpful, and abundant problems, many based on actual events, that facilitate class discussion and enable students to understand the rules and regulations that will govern their professional behavior; detailed notes which provide in-depth treatment of the issues; high-profile author (Gillers is a highly visible and recognized national authority on professional responsibility); and an accessible and engaging style which is characterized by variety, clarity, and humor.
Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Fourth Edition is a problem-based casebook with a contemporary and thoughtful approach to challenging ethical dilemmas, encouraging deep analysis and lively class discussion. Thoroughly updated, the Fourth Edition presents: Recent changes to the Model Rules and other new developments in the law governing lawyers, and numerous new examples of recent cases of lawyer misconduct Six new problems on conflicts of interest, a criminal defense lawyer s duty to investigate, prosecutorial investigations, and relationships between lawyers and judges Up-to-date discussions of how the Internet is affecting law practice, including the use of e-mail, social media, blogging, and raising capital for law firms by crowdfunding Expanded coverage of the post-recession changes in the legal profession Discussion of the implications for confidentiality of employer monitoring of employees, government monitoring of electronic communications, and hacking of law firm computer systems Deeper coverage of ethical issues for prosecutors Lerman/Schrag/Gupta Model Rules supplement includes 115 practice questions and detailed answers to help students prepare for the MPRE, and a selection of provisions from the state ethics codes that diverge from the Model Rules for comparative analysis
Now in its Second Edition, Examples & Explanations: Professional Responsibility continues to be an appropriate ancillary source for students in any Professional Responsibility course. Not only does it utilize the proven pedagogy of the E&E series, but it is a completely comprehensive and well-balanced text. This problem-oriented guide is not a simple march through the Model Rules. Instead, it is structured around concepts, with rules and the generally applicable law introduced as needed. This edition retains the great features that made it a dependable source for students in its First Edition: covers the entire law governing lawyers includes agency, fiduciary duty, tort, contract, constitutional, and corporate and securities law. applies concepts and introduces the generally applicable law as needed, avoiding a narrow focus on the Model Rules supplements textual discussions with examples that work through progressively more complex issues uses both text and problems to break the analysis down into steps presents a balanced approach to controversial issues offers an accessible, conversational style draws examples from actual cases, so they are representative of the problems students can expect to encounter in practice incorporates the new sources of law (ABA's Ethics 2000 Initiative, Restatement of Law Governing Lawyers, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act) organically, rather than as add-ons Carefully revised in its Second Edition, this fully up-to-date source: integrates carefully and thoughtfully updated cases, ethics opinions, and problems emphasizes the newest versions of the ABA rules, while retaining information about the older rules where necessary An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/wendel2
This text is directed toward the learning outcomes students need and want in a basic professional responsibility course: mastering the doctrine regarding the regulation of law practice (including express instruction on reading rules and researching the law of professional responsibility); forming a vision of themselves as an attorney and a career plan that fits that vision; learning to identify the risks of discipline, liability, or business and reputational loss; and acquiring skills to practice law in a way that reduces those risks. The book provides clear learning outcomes for each unit, learning tools such as self-tests, checklists and graphics. Each chapter includes practice problems, including exercises designed to integrate skills such as reflection, research, counseling, and drafting. An appendix provides students advice on preparing for the multistate professional responsibility exam, with practice multiple-choice problems.This book is part of the Context and Practice Series, edited by Michael Hunter Schwartz, Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Development, Washburn University School of Law.
Selected Standards on Professional Responsibility discusses one of the most rapidly changing fields in American law. Covering national, as well as New York and California, standards on professional responsibility, this volume collects the most up-to-date and important standards that govern judicial and legal ethics, including: ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct California Rules of Professional Conduct New York Rules of Professional Conduct ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility ABA Canons of Professional Ethics ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct California Code of Judicial Ethics Relevant Federal Statutes and Rules Applicable to Lawyers Students, faculty, the practicing bar, and judges will find this book to be an essential examination of professional responsibility issues they confront daily.
The second edition of the casebook, which is suitable either for a one- or two-semester course, strives to make constitutional law easily teachable and readily accessible for students. The authors have selected the cases very carefully and provided fuller versions of the opinions so that students get a good sense of the Court's reasoning. Text boxes call the students' attention to important aspects of each opinion, and the book is filled with introductions, points for discussion, hypotheticals, and executive summaries. The authors present a diversity of views on every subject, and, reflecting some of their own disagreements, the authors have written point-counterpoint discussions on many disputed questions.
Copyright in a Global Information Economy explores the full range of copyright law and its relationship to technological innovations and globalization. Written with precision and clarity, this ambitious yet manageable casebook elucidates the fundamental disputes of copyright law with incisive and balanced perspective. The book features comprehensive coverage of domestic and international copyright law, a balanced treatment of controversial issues, as well as a wide selection of concisely edited cases, engaging and practical examples and discussions, and photographs that facilitate and stimulate discussion of cases. Key Features of the New Edition Reorganization of materials on the copyright owner’s exclusive rights New section on copyright due diligence, licensing, and litigation Updated, streamlined notes and questions Practice exercises designed to engage students from a variety of perspectives including advocacy, client counseling, and legislative Drafting
In addition to the 12th edition, the authors now offer a Concise Version. Continuing the tradition that has made Morgan, Rotunda, and Dzienkowski's Problems & Materials on Professional Responsibility a leader in its field, this concise version of the casebook uses problems to provide an overview of lawyers' professional responsibility. This condensed edition covers these topics in an abbreviated format. The concise coursebook is based on the 12th edition of Problems & Materials on Professional Responsibility, which has been the most widely-used Professional Responsibility coursebook and the leader in its field since its first edition in 1976, over 35 years ago. It is designed for 2 hour classes and for seminars in legal ethics. As the law has evolved, so has the 12th edition. Yet, some schools and professors would like to offer a shorter course than the 12th edition anticipates. This abridged edition fits the bill. The authors have carefully designed it to be familiar to long time users, and accessible to new adopters. It focuses on the major issues of law governing the practice of law and the law of judicial disqualification, while shortening the volume of material and focusing on only the most essential topics. It continues its tradition of offering the most usable and up-to-date course materials to teach legal ethics and the law governing the practice of law. Students using this book will learn what they need to pass the state bar exam on Professional Responsibility yet also be introduced to the larger topics that the 12th edition covers more thoroughly. A comprehensive teacher's manual is available as well.
A wide-ranging and detailed examination of the legal profession. It contextualises the role, responsibilities and ethics of lawyers in contemporary Australian society and discusses recent trends and issues.