Modern Litigation and Professional Responsibility Handbook

Modern Litigation and Professional Responsibility Handbook

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Find practical answers to hard questions about professional conduct -- and avoid wrong answers that could set back your firm -- with this authoritative guide to legal ethics. Drawing on statutes, standards, and actual cases, the authors show you how to: Evaluate tactics for possible ethical consequences -- Understand and comply with statutes, procedural rules, and standards of professional conduct while zealously representing your client -- Prevent your opponents from turning the rules to their own advantage You'll find concise, authoritative discussion of ethical problems that arise in such critical areas as: Investigation of claims -- Abuse of discovery -- Conflicts of interest -- Burdensome interrogatories -- Trial in the media -- VOIR DIRE and juror investigation -- Deposition tactics -- Special fee arrangements -- Settlement negotiations -- Withdrawal and client confidentiality -- Arguing false inferences based on inadmissible evidence -- Plus detailed attention to the special problems that arise in criminal defense, insurance defense, and class actions.Mutual Liab. Ins. Co., In re, 5.3.1 Request for Instructions from Disciplinary Counsel, In re ... Sanyo Maru, 4.5 Robinson, In re, 11.3 Robinson v. Commonwealth, 13.3.3 Robinson v. National Cash Register Co., 2.3.3, 2.3.4 Robinson, United States v., 13.4, 13.10 Rochon, In re Grand Jury Subpoena of, 3.9.5 Rock v. Arkansasanbsp;...

Title:Modern Litigation and Professional Responsibility Handbook
Author:William H. Fortune, Richard H. Underwood, Edward J. Imwinkelried
Publisher:Aspen Publishers Online - 2001


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