Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law
Edition: 3rd 2012 (Revised)
List price: $226.00
Buy it from $3.49
Rent it from $77.67
This item qualifies for FREE shipping
*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee
If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.
Learn more about our returns policy
Description: Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law is a problem-basedcasebook sure to generate lively class discussion. Using real-worldproblems and cases, with emphasis on issues students are likely to facein their early years of practice, it places students in the lawyers’position to engage in simultaneous strategic and ethical analysis ofeach problem. A strong Teacher’s Manual includes detailed scripts fordiscussion, reveals actual outcomes of problems, and comes in hard copyand an e-version, making it easy for professors to cut-and-pastematerial into their own class notes.The Third Edition includes hundreds of new examples andintroduces new material on current ethical issues. Outsourcing, contractlawyers, Internet advertising, and nonlawyer ownership of law firms aregiven thorough treatment, as are recent changes in rules and JusticeDepartment policies. Sure to stimulate discussion, the companion websitefeatures a new recorded interview with the Guantanamo defense lawyerordered to represent an unwilling defendant.Hallmark features:• Co-authors Lerman and Schrag bring a broad range ofteaching, consulting, clinical research, and policy-making experience tothis problem-based text.• Contemporary approach succinctly covers all essentialtopics through clear, thorough exposition .• Challenging problems compel students to engage insimultaneous strategic and ethical analysis .• Comprehensive presentation of all ethics andprofessional responsibility topics and issues, including:• Confidentiality and conflicts.• Ethics rules.• Legal malpractice.• Disqualification.• Criminal law.• Wrongful discharge.• Pertinent constitutional law.• Lawyer’s public responsibilities.• More than 70 compelling, detailed problems, based on realcases and real-life situations that students are likely to experienceduring their first years of practice.• Famous and less well-known cases are the basis of most ofthe problems, placing students in the lawyer’s role.• Recent and projected changes in the legal profession,including those resulting from the 2008 financial collapse.• Distinct graphical elements appear throughout to helpstudents see the relationships among parts of rules or theories .• The Teacher’s Manual includes narrativesummaries of each of the problems, detailed scripts for classroomdiscussion, and revelations of what really happened in thesenot-so-hypothetical scenarios.• An electronic version of the Teacher’s Manual isincluded, enabling professors to paste the authors’ scripts forclassroom discussion into their own class notes.• A website for the book provides the latest updates forstudents and
Rush Rewards U
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Limited time offer:
Get the first one free!
All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $226.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 3/23/2012
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 2.00" tall
Philip G. Schrag is the Delaney Family Professor of Public Interest Law and Director of the Center for Applied Legal Studies at Georgetown University Law Center.
|Summary of Contents|
|The Regulation of Lawyers|
|The Duty to Protect Client Confidences|
|The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine|
|Relationships Between Lawyers and Clients|
|Concurrent Conflicts of Interest: General Principles|
|Conflicts in Particular Practice Settings|
|Conflicts Settings Involving Former Clients|
|Conflicts Between Lawyers and Clients|
|Ethical Issues for Government Lawyers and Judges|
|Lawyers' Duties to Courts|
|Lawyers' Duties to Adversaries and Third Parties|
|The Provision of Legal Services|
|Lawyers in America|
|A Changing Profession|