Legal Ethics in the Practice of Law 2002

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-01-01
  • Publisher: LEXIS

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editionp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Initial Reflections on Ethics, Morality, and Justice in an Adversary Systemp. 13
The Lawyer-Client Relationshipp. 35
Undertaking A Casep. 37
Hanging Out Your Shinglep. 37
Must We Take This Case?p. 59
Getting a Client and Getting Paidp. 77
Communication and Confidentialityp. 103
Roger Earl Receives Some Evidencep. 103
When Does a Lawyer Talk Too Much?p. 131
Technology + Confidentiality = Troublep. 151
Loyalties and Conflicts of Interestp. 175
When Are Two Clients Too Many?p. 175
Who Is My Client?p. 197
What Happens When Your Personal Interests Get in the Way?p. 227
Conflicts of Interest and the Business of Being a Professionp. 253
A Day in the Life of Lynch, Dahl & Wongp. 279
Who Controls the Case?p. 307
Is the Lawyer the Client's Savior or Mouthpiece?p. 307
Balancing the Duty of Advocacy with the Duty to the Legal Systemp. 333
What Price Truth? What Price Justice? What Price Advocacy?p. 335
How Far Should Richie Go to Get His Client off?p. 335
When the Client Insists on Lyingp. 361
Pushing the Envelope and Coming Clean to the Courtp. 389
Tactics, Tricks, Free Speech, and Playing by the Rulesp. 417
Is Discovery Survival of the Fittest?p. 417
The Fine Line Between Posturing and Lying in Negotiationp. 445
"Honest Abe's" Trial Tacticsp. 467
Civility, Contempt of Court, Free Speech, and Publicityp. 487
The Special Problems of the Government Lawyerp. 517
Must a Prosecutor Play by Different Rules?p. 517
What's a City Attorney to Do?p. 539
The Lawyer Acting as Advisorp. 565
What's Most Important-What You Say, How You Say It...or Whether You Should Say It at All?p. 565
Advising the Corporate Client That's Made a Mistakep. 587
Advocates' and Mediators' Ethical Dilemmas in Mediationp. 613
The Pressures, Economics, and Diversity of Modern Practicep. 635
The Lawyer as Part of the Law Firm Structurep. 637
The Senior Associate's Serious Dilemmap. 637
Billing Practices at Prager & Dahmsp. 665
Is There a Glass Ceiling as Lawyers Climb the Law Firm Ladder?p. 691
Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and the Realities of Modern Practicep. 719
A Lawyer in Trouble and His Friends on the Spotp. 719
The Economics of Lawyeringp. 743
Counselors in Action Go for the Goldp. 743
The Economics of Legal Services for Indigent Clientsp. 769
Other Attorney Practice Issuesp. 791
Admissions, Discipline, and Some Other Rules of Lawyeringp. 793
Admission to the Barp. 793
Discipline of Lawyersp. 809
The Unauthorized Practice of Law and Multidisciplinary Practicep. 813
Client Trust Accountsp. 818
Table of Casesp. 1
Table of Rules and Opinionsp. 1
Indexp. 1
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