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978-1-56706-542-8 / 1567065422

Professional Responsibility: Ethics by the Pervasive Method (Coursebook)

by Rhode, Deborah L.

Publisher:Aspen Publishers

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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Deborah Rhode, 1998 President of the American Association of Law Schools, organizes <b>Professional Responsibility</b> around real-life problems and exercises based on reported cases and commentary to give students needed exposure to the ethical dimensions of lawyering. Divided into two major parts, <b>Professional Responsibility</b> opens with material central to all courses in professional responsibility: <li class=copymedium>Traditions of Moral Reasoning <li class=copymedium>Regulation of the Profession <li class=copymedium>Advocacy <li class=copymedium>The Adversary System <li class=copymedium>Confidentiality <li class=copymedium>Conflicts of Interest <li class=copymedium>Negotiation and Mediation <li class=copymedium>The lawyer-Client Relationship</ul> <p class=copymedium>The next part of the book applies this information to specific substantive areas of law: <li class=copymedium>Civil Procedure <li class=copymedium>Constitutional Law <li class=copymedium>Contracts <li class=copymedium>Corporations <li class=copymedium>Criminal Law and Procedure <li class=copymedium>Evidence and Trial Advocacy <li class=copymedium>Family Law <li class=copymedium>Property <li class=copymedium>Tax Torts</ul> <p class=copymedium>Extensive cross-referencing emphasizes substantive connections among the chapters and facilitates and integrated approach to the material. Each chapter includes problems leading to cases, commentary, inter disciplinary notes, and references. Rhode devotes careful attention to The Model Code of Professional responsibility and The Model rules Professional Conduct. Instructors will find the full revised Teacher's Manual with its simulation exercises, preparatory notes, questions, background materials, and bibliographic references and extremely helpful teaching tool. <p class=copymedium>Numerous problems and several new simulation exercises highlight this revision. Race, gender, and ethic bias; alternative dispute resolution; and relationships between lawyers in organizational setting are just a few examples of the many timely issues Rhode addresses as she delves into the substantive application of professional ethics.

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