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California Legal Ethics

Author : Richard Wydick
ISBN : 1640207376
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The new Tenth Edition of the popular California Legal Ethics reflects significant updating to integrate current events, new cases, and practical issues, while keeping its problem-centered focus. The new edition contains extensive additions addressing attorney impairments (including alcoholism, substance abuse, and depression) and client impairments (including diminished capacity). The bias chapter has been significantly reworked, updating statistics and studies, adding a new section on age bias, and adding references to overriding unconscious bias. Approachable, concise, and up-to-date, this practical new edition ensures that students understand the potential ethical pitfalls encountered in the practice of law.

Problems In Legal Ethics

Author : Mortimer Schwartz
ISBN : 1640207368
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The new Twelfth Edition of the popular Problems in Legal Ethics reflects significant updating to integrate current events, new cases, and practical issues, while keeping its problem-centered focus. The new edition contains extensive additions addressing attorney impairments (including alcoholism, substance abuse, and depression) and client impairments (including diminished capacity). The bias chapter has been significantly reworked, updating statistics and studies, adding a new section on age bias, and adding references to overriding unconscious bias. Approachable, concise, and up-to-date, this practical new edition ensures that students understand the potential ethical pitfalls encountered in the practice of law.

Selected Standards On Professional Responsibility

Author : Thomas D. Morgan
ISBN : 1599416883
Genre : Law
File Size : 86. 42 MB
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Professional responsibility is one of the most rapidly changing fields in American law. New rules, not just new cases, emerge each year. Covering national as well as the New York and California standards on professional responsibility, this edition collects the most up-to-date and important standards that govern judicial and legal ethics. The book provides students, faculty, the practicing bar, and judges an essential examination of the many professional responsibility issues they will confront on a daily basis.

Evidence 2014

Author : Miguel A. Mendez
ISBN : 0314290141
Genre : Law
File Size : 31. 75 MB
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This is the only rules pamphlet that concisely and systematically compares the similarities and differences between the Federal Rules of Evidence and California Evidence Code. Each chapter corresponds to an article of the FRE. Each section contains the applicable Rules and corresponding Evidence Code Sections, as well as a concise commentary comparing the two. This edition includes the restyled FRE and the Evidence Code, including their respective Notes and Comments, as well as the deleted Rules and a table indicating where the Rules and Evidence Code Sections are cited in the commentary.

Mcgowan S Developing Judgment About Practicing Law 2d

Author : David McGowan
ISBN : 0314287914
Genre : Law
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The second edition retains its focus on developing judgment. It provides more of the kind of advice senior lawyers give junior lawyers beginning their careers, but which many students in the modern economy, who must start their careers hopping from contract to contract, never receive. It also expands coverage of prosecutors' obligations and covers the expansion of Strickland doctrine to plea bargaining. 2012 revisions to the Model Rules are covered as well. Wonderful new cases illustrating extreme piecework demanded by lenders in the foreclosure crisis, deceptive cross-examination, and a defense attorney who turns witness against his client are added.

The Law And Ethics Of Law Practice

Author : Margaret Raymond
ISBN : 1628103965
Genre : Law
File Size : 83. 78 MB
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This revised edition of an established professional responsibility casebook is designed to be teachable and versatile. New teachers and adjuncts will appreciate the extensive instructor support (including a detailed teacher's manual with suggestions for classroom presentation), while seasoned teachers will find the materials to be contemporary, intellectually challenging and provocative. The text caters to the needs of students who will enter a broad range of practice environments, from small-firm or solo work to large-firm practice. Problems at the end of each chapter, taken from current cases and news stories, incorporate cutting-edge issues and create possibilities for enrichment and expansion in areas of the instructor's interest. The second edition adds material addressing the professional responsibility implications of new technologies and updates the rules and materials relating to mobile lawyers and imputed disqualification.

Compendium Of Professional Responsibility Rules And Standards

Author : Arthur H. Garwin
ISBN : 1634255542
Genre : Law
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The 2016 edition of the American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility Compendium of Professional Responsibility Rules and Standards gathers together for immediate reference the essential legal ethics materials needed by lawyers and judges in their daily practice, law students in their exploration of the standards of their new profession, and legal scholars in their analysis of the changing currents that influence professional regulation.

Regulation Of Lawyers

Author : Stephen Gillers
ISBN : 9781454860969
Genre : Law
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This book goes beyond the rules in teaching students the subtle differences between proper and improper conduct. The book’s balanced and engaging mix of materials supports its comprehensive coverage of professional responsibility issues. Refined through years of classroom use, this casebook offers: condensed coverage of professional responsibility issues in less space (about 120 pages shorter than the regular 10th edition); well-balanced mix of cases, secondary sources, timely materials (often drawn from recent headlines), engaging problems, and challenging notes; discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives, to recognize that the law is not necessarily self-evident and covers many subtleties; excellent case selection; realistic, helpful, and abundant problems, many based on actual events, that facilitate class discussion and enable students to understand the rules and regulations that will govern their professional behavior; detailed notes which provide in-depth treatment of the issues; high-profile author (Gillers is a highly visible and recognized national authority on professional responsibility); and an accessible and engaging style which is characterized by variety, clarity, and humor.

Cases And Materials On California Civil Procedure

Author : David I. Levine
ISBN : STANFORD:36105043586713
Genre : Law
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Business And Financial Literacy For Law Students

Author : Dwight Drake
ISBN : 1628102446
Genre : Law
File Size : 71. 93 MB
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This book introduces students to a broad range of essential business and financial concepts. The objective is provide core knowledge that helps lawyers understand business challenges and work with business owners and executives. The discussions are concise, understandable, and suitable for all students, including business neophytes. They are designed to not overcomplicate the subject matter. Key topics include: Core business concepts - income and EBITDA measures, performance ratios, opportunity costs, economies of scale, leverage and debt, gross multipliers, fixed and variable expenses, capitalization rates; Time value of money basics - present and future values, amortization schedules, discount rates, internal rates of return; Business valuation techniques; How and why to identify important business differences; The role and elements of a business plan; Understanding financial statements, their limitations, and related audit and regulatory challenges; Historical perspectives on globalization, business regulation, and monetary policy; Basic microeconomics principles; Fundamentals of corporations, partnerships (four types), and limited liability companies; Business entity tax basics; Choice-of-entity factors; Capital markets, going public realities, and private funding sources; Securities law basics; The role and limitations of antitrust; Fundamental shareholder rights; Control struggles in public corporations; Owner issues in closely held enterprises; Select executive and employee challenges; Intellectual property basics; Common business-related ethical challenges. The discussions are supported by numerous student problems, the answers to which are provided in a separate teacher's manual.

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