Regulation of Lawyers: Problems of Law and Ethics (Aspen Casebook)

Stephen Gillers
Format: Hardcover

Details

  • Hardcover: 720 pages
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business; New edition (December 07, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1454891297
  • EAN: 9781454891291
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds

Description

This casebook goes beyond the rules in teaching students the subtle differences between proper and improper conduct. Writing in his direct and lively style, Stephen Gillers explores the subtleties and nuances of the legal and ethical rules governing lawyers and judges. From great teaching cases, timely materials, and realistic problems, students come away with new insight, equipped to detect and avoid improper conduct over the course of their professional careers. Refined through years of classroom use, this casebook also offers comprehensive coverage, a balanced mix of materials, discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives, detailed notes, and an accessible and engaging style.

Key Benefits:

  • Comprehensive coverage—includes the full range of professional responsibility issues
  • Excellent case selection, manageable length, accessible style
  • Well-balanced mix of cases, secondary sources, and timely materials—often drawn from recent headlines
  • Realistic, helpful, and abundant problems—new and revised, many based on actual events, and which facilitate class discussion
  • Detailed and challenging notes—providing in-depth treatment of the issues
  • Discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives
  • New cases and materials on recent Supreme Court opinions, on a lawyer-agent’s binding authority, discipline for invading an opposing lawyer’s attorney-client relationship, racially biased prosecutorial summations, the definition of “the practice of law” and its effect on the market for legal services, the LegalZoom settlement with North Carolina, improper inferences in jury arguments, causation requirements in proving criminal defense lawyer malpractice, and lawyer liability for fraud in negotiations
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