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Understanding lawyers' ethics

Freedman, Monroe H., author

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  • Creator Monroe H. Freedman, Professor of Law, Hofstra University School of Law ; Abbe Smith, Professor of Law, Georgetown University
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Fifth edition
    • Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2016]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xx, 412, 7, 7 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 1632845067, 9781632845061, 1632845075, 9781632845078, 9781632845078
  • OCLC ocn929985494

Summary

  • Understanding the rules of lawyers' ethics -- The adversary system -- The lawyer's virtue and the client's autonomy -- Zealous representation : the pervasive ethic -- Lawyer-client trust and confidence -- The perjury trilemma -- Counseling clients, coaching witnesses, and cross-examining to discredit the truth -- The impartial judge -- Conflicts of interest : the ethic of prevention and of apperances -- Prosecutors' ethics -- Solicitation of clients : the professional responsibility to chase ambulances -- Lawyer's ethics in a time of crisis or change.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Understanding the rules of lawyers' ethics -- The adversary system -- The lawyer's virtue and the client's autonomy -- Zealous representation : the pervasive ethic -- Lawyer-client trust and confidence -- The perjury trilemma -- Counseling clients, coaching witnesses, and cross-examining to discredit the truth -- The impartial judge -- Conflicts of interest : the ethic of prevention and of appearances -- Prosecutors' ethics -- Solicitation of clients : the professional responsibility to chase ambulances -- Lawyer's ethics in a time of crisis or change -- Appendix A. Must you be the devil's advocate? -- Appendix B. Taking advantage of an adversary's mistake
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