Rhode, Luban, Cummings, and Engstrom's Legal Ethics, 7th

Imprint
Foundation Press
ISBN-13
9781640206540
Primary Subject
Professional Resp/Ethics
Format
eBook & Learning Library
Copyright
2016
Series
University Casebook Series
eBook & Learning Library - Lifetime digital access to the eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes, and 12-month access to a digital Learning Library that includes self-assessment quizzes, leading study aids, an outline starter, and Gilbert Law Dictionary.

Description

This eBook and Learning Library provides you with lifetime digital access to a downloadable eBook, 12-month online access to self-assessment quizzes tied to the casebook, three leading study aids, Gilbert® Law Dictionary and an outline starter. The included study aids are Acing Professional Responsibility, Exam Pro on Professional Responsibility, Objective and Legal Ethics in a Nutshell. Combining rigorous analysis of the professional rules of lawyer conduct with extensive interdisciplinary materials on the legal profession and ethics, this casebook offers a unique perspective on the professional challenges facing contemporary lawyers—and their opportunity to promote the public good. The book combines real-life problems, doctrinal and statutory analysis, and carefully-edited readings to offer a comprehensive and critical examination of the role of lawyers as client representatives and democratic citizens. 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 seventh edition also includes extensive revisions that provide new analysis of core professional rules, enhanced organizational formats, and critical additions to the case law and professional literature. Key changes include expanded coverage of how the lawyer-client relationship begins and ends; important updates to the materials on confidentiality, conflicts of interest, and market regulation; and new research on access to justice and the challenges to contemporary legal education.