Professional Responsibility Problems of Practice and the Profession

ISBN-10: 1454802979

ISBN-13: 9781454802976

Edition: 5th 2012 (Revised)

List price: $236.00
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The practice-based approach, realistic problems, and brevity ofProfessional Responsibility: Problems of Practice and the Profession havemade it a favorite with both instructors and students. Now in its fourthedition, this concise problem-based casebook continues to offer students theopportunity to hone their judgment skills and to develop a philosophy oflawyering that can become a credo for dealing with the hard ethical issuesthat are part of their chosen profession.The unique features of this exceptional casebook include:Reasonable and accessible lengthTeaching flexibility – this casebook works equally well in two-hour orthree-hour courses as well as in clinical programsDoctrinal coherence – organization by area of practice and by doctrinewithin area of practice gives students a feel for the rewards and challengesof particular practice areas and offers students and instructors theopportunity to review and compare the treatment of the same issue in differentareasAn emphasis on developing sound judgment – challenging problems offerstudents the opportunity to develop their ability to exercise sound judgmentwithin the framework of rules of ethics and applicable lawAn innovative approach to dealing with issues of professionalresponsibility – Nathan Crystal conceptualizes a philosophy oflawyering, and he provides ample material for students to articulate andto justify their own philosophy of lawyeringAn extensive Teacher’s Manual – the detailed Teacher’s Manualprovides sample lesson plans with specific questions and answers for eachclass, suggestions for role plays and other teaching techniques, and samplesyllabi for both two- and three-hour coursesUpdated throughout, the Fourth Edition offers:a second, doctrinally-organized Table of Contents to give greaterflexibility to teachers who prefer a doctrinal organizationmultiple-choice questions that are geared toward preparing students forthe MPRE as well as understanding basic conceptsmajor new cases, including Spaulding v. Zimmerman andAlexander v. Cahillcomprehensive treatment of the revised Code of Judicial Conduct (2007)a new author website that will provide updates and material coveringnew cases and developments and self-testing materials for studentsnew and revised problemsupdated Teacher’s ManualFor well-rounded coverage and a practice-based approach that you can easilyadapt to your own teaching style, you’ll want to take a look at Nathan M.Crystal’s Professional Responsibility: Problems of Practice and theProfession, Fifth Edition .
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List price: $236.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 12/22/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 647
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

The Attorney-Client Relationship
The Ethical Duty of Confidentiality, the Attorney-Client Privilege, and the Work Product Doctrine
Conflicts of Interests
Limitations on Zealous Representation
Ethical Issues in Particular Areas of Practice
Issues in Marketing and Delivery of Legal Services
Special Ethical Problems of Law Firms
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