Regulation of Lawyers, Eighth Edition

ISBN-10: 0735579695
ISBN-13: 9780735579699
Edition: 8th 2009 (Revised)
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Description: Writing in his direct and lively style, Stephen Gillers explores the subtleties and nuances of the legal and ethical rules governing lawyers and judges. From great teaching cases, timely materials, and realistic problems, students come away with new  More...

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Book details

List price: $185.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 4/9/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.356
Language: English

Writing in his direct and lively style, Stephen Gillers explores the subtleties and nuances of the legal and ethical rules governing lawyers and judges. From great teaching cases, timely materials, and realistic problems, students come away with new insight, equipped to detect and avoid improper conduct over the course of their professional careers. Refined through years of classroom use, this casebook offers: author Stephen Gillers, a recognized authority and clarion voice on professional responsibility a balanced mix of cases, law review articles, and textoften drawn from recent headlines engaging and realistic problems, revised and augmented throughout excellent case selection that exemplifies multiple variations on particular themes in-depth treatment of issues in clearly written notes outstanding annual statutory supplement co-authored by Roy D. Simon and Andrew Perlman Regulation of Lawyers: Statutes and Standards covers all major and many minor rules governing lawyers and judges, along with important state variations Updated throughout, The Eighth Edition includes: an introductory essay on theories and ideology behind legal ethics issues surrounding electronic stored information, discovery duties, and obstruction of justice the 9th Circuit's Napster opinion on the crime-fraud exception To The privilege expanded treatment of ethical issues arising from inadvertent disclosure of privileged information expanded treatment of duties with regard to real evidence, including the prosecution of Philip Russell in Connecticut changes in the new ABA Code of Judicial Conduct, judicial campaign speech and judicial seminars litigation Funding Companies criminalization of legal services the 3rd Circuit's Teleglobe opinion on privilege in corporate family representation "Playbook" conflicts new coverage of prosecutorial ethics, including a NY Times story on a prosecutor who "threw" a case and issues in making the charging decision and prosecutorial and municipal liability for pretrial publicity the Supreme Court's Gonzalez-Lopez opinion on remedy for improper disqualification of chosen counsel the McNulty and Filip memoranda on government requests for corporate privilege waivers You can depend on author Stephen Gillers to provide a stimulating and dynamic classroom experience. Through eight editions, Regulation of Lawyers has consistently responded To The times by mapping a legal and ethical landscape with penetrating insight.

Stephen Gillers is the author of several law books on the topics of justice and morals. Books such as Regulation of Lawyers: Problems of Law and Ethics and Getting Justice: The Rights of People outline problems in the American justice system and confront ethical questions that face the judicial system and the public. Gillers has also written numerous articles on many topics, including Kenneth Starr and the Whitewater scandal. Gillers graduated from Brooklyn College and received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1968. After a brief stint in private practice, he turned to teaching and is now a professor of law at New York University School of Law. Gillers' expertise in the field of legal ethics makes him a highly sought-after speaker, who has spoken before Congress.

Where do "Ethics" Rules Come From?
The Client-Lawyer Relationship
Defining the Client-Lawyer Relationship
Protecting the Client-Lawyer Relationship Against Outside Interference
Financing Legal Services (and Dividing the Money)
Conflicts of Interest
Concurrent Conflicts of Interest
Successive Conflicts of Interest
Special Lawyer Roles
Ethics in Advocacy
Real Evidence
Negotiation and Transactional Matters Lawyers for Entities
Lawyers for Entities Judges
Avoiding and Redressing Professional Failure
Control of Quality: Reducing the Likelihood of Professional Failure
Control of Quality: Remedies for Professional Failure
Control of Quality: Lay Participation in Law Business (And Law Firm Ancillary Services)
First Amendment Rights of Lawyers
Free Speech Rights of Lawyers
Marketing Legal Services
Table of Cases
Table of Code, Rules, and Restatement Provisions

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