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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 offers:
- author Stephen Gillers, a recognized authority and clarion voice on professional responsibility
- a balanced mix of cases, law review articles, and text—often drawn from recent headlines
- engaging and realistic problems, revised and augmented throughout
- excellent case selection that exemplifies multiple variations on particular themes
- in-depth treatment of issues in clearly written notes
- outstanding annual statutory supplement co-authored by Roy D. Simon and Andrew Perlman —Regulation of Lawyers: Statutes and Standards covers all major and many minor rules governing lawyers and judges, along with important state variations
Updated throughout, the Eighth Edition includes:
- an introductory essay on theories and ideology behind legal ethics
- issues surrounding electronic stored information, discovery duties, and obstruction of justice
- the 9th Circuit’s Napster opinion on the crime-fraud exception to the privilege
- expanded treatment of ethical issues arising from inadvertent disclosure of privileged information expanded treatment of duties with regard to real evidence, including the prosecution of Philip Russell in Connecticut
- changes in the new ABA Code of Judicial Conduct, judicial campaign speech and judicial seminars
- litigation Funding Companies
- criminalization of legal services
- the 3rd Circuit’s Teleglobe opinion on privilege in corporate family representation
- “Playbook” conflicts
- new coverage of prosecutorial ethics, including a NY Times story on a prosecutor who “threw” a case and issues in making the charging decision and prosecutorial and municipal liability for pretrial publicity
- the Supreme Court’s Gonzalez-Lopez opinion on remedy for improper disqualification of chosen counsel
- the McNulty and Filip memoranda on government requests for corporate privilege waivers
You can depend on author Stephen Gillers to provide a stimulating and dynamic classroom experience. Through eight editions, Regulation of Lawyers has consistently responded to the times by mapping a legal and ethical landscape with penetrating insight.
About: An exceptionally popular casebook, Regulation of Lawyers is a sophisticated, lively mix of up-to-date materials, realistic problems and relevant examples that covers the full range of professional responsibility issues.
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