This book is the ABA's definitive resource for information about how courts, disciplinary bodies, and ethics committees apply the lawyer ethics rules. Each chapter begins with the rule and its comment followed by a link to charts comparing each state’s rule with the Model Rule, and then presents a detailed discussion of how the rule has been applied.
Legal Ethics: The Lawyer's Deskbook on Professional Responsibility provides current information and in-depth analysis of current legal ethical standards from a variety of sources. It combines the authors' thorough understanding of the current ethical climate with commentary and discussions and references to the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law, 3d – Law Governing Lawyers. It is organized around the American Bar Association's Model Rules, which many states have adopted, and the ABA's Judicial Code. Up-to-date case law references are also included.
Call Number: KF300 .R47 2000x; available in Lexis and Westlaw
Publication Date: 2000- (kept current with pocket parts)
This work addresses the professional, legal, and moral constraints that regulate lawyers. It covers the responsibilities of attorneys as representatives of clients, officers of the legal system, and public citizens having special responsibilities for the quality of justice.