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Ethical Problems Practice Law

Author : Lisa G. Lerman
ISBN : 9781454833789
Genre : Law
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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law is a problem-based casebook sure to generate lively class discussion. Using real-world problems and cases, with emphasis on issues students are likely to face in their early years of practice, it places students in the lawyers position to engage in simultaneous strategic and ethical analysis of each problem. The Third Edition includes hundreds of new examples and introduces new material on current ethical issues. Outsourcing, contract lawyers, Internet advertising, and nonlawyer ownership of law firms are given thorough treatment, as are recent changes in rules and Justice Department policies. Sure to stimulate discussion, the companion website features a new recorded interview with the Guantanamo defense lawyer ordered to represent an unwilling defendant. Hallmark features: Co-authors Lerman and Schrag bring a broad range of teaching, consulting, clinical research, and policy-making experience to this problem-based text. Contemporary approach succinctly covers all essential topics through clear, thorough exposition. Challenging problems compel students to engage in simultaneous strategic and ethical analysis. Comprehensive presentation of all ethics and professional responsibility topics and issues, including: Confidentiality and conflicts. Ethics rules. Legal malpractice. Disqualification. Criminal law. Wrongful discharge. Pertinent constitutional law. Lawyer's public responsibilities. More than 70 compelling, detailed problems, based on real cases and real-life situations that students are likely to experience during their first years of practice. Famous and less well-known cases are the basis of most of the problems, placing students in the lawyer's role. Recent and projected changes in the legal profession, including those resulting from the 2008 financial collapse. Distinct graphical elements appear throughout to help students see the relationships among parts of rules or theories.

Ethical Problems In The Practice Of Law

Author : Lisa G. Lerman
ISBN : 0735529140
Genre : Law
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Before you select a casebook for your next course in Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility, be sure to examine this strong, new problem-based offering. Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law is an engaging and completely up-to-date teaching tool with a decidedly practical perspective. The authors combine a compelling, user-friendly writing style with a polished and well-tested pedagogical structure: respected authors Lerman and Schrag draw on their broad range of classroom, clinical, research, and policy-making experience contemporary approach succinctly covers all essential ethical issues and topics using clear, thorough exposition of ethical standards, succinct examples drawn from recent cases, and challenging problems involving interplay of strategic and ethical concerns thoughtful presentation of the full range of ethics topics and issues, including confidentiality, conflicts, and other issues addressed by ethics codes. Also covers other law governing lawyers, such as malpractice, agency and criminal law, disqualification, and wrongful discharge -- as well as key contemporary concerns, such as lawyers' public responsibilities up-to-date text based on the latest amendments to the rules of professional conduct, along with many problems based on recent cases; addresses such timely issues as billing fraud, laws and rules that limit extending legal services to the poor and middle class, and the impact of billable hour requirements on the quality of lawyers' lives more than seventy appealing, detailed problems based on real cases relating to issues that students are likely to encounter in their first few years of practice skillful use of cases, with some presented directly (for example, Nix v. Whiteside and Jones v. Barnes), while others, such as Fiandaca and Fisons, appear in the form of contextualized problems and place students in the role of the lawyer who is handling the case distinct graphic elements throughout the book reinforce the text. Tables and boxes help students see the relationships among parts of rules or theory; more than eighty pictures and cartoons enliven the discussion for instructors, the extensive Teacher's Manual simplifies class preparation: contains teaching tips, follow-up problems, suggested role-plays, and short writing exercises includes detailed analyses of problems in the text, with both pro and con positions and information about the outcomes of the real cases on which the problems are based is accompanied by an audio CD, which can be played in class, with readings by the lawyers who participated in the actual cases Please visit the new companion website to learn more about this book. Website:

Traversing The Ethical Minefield

Author : Susan R. Martyn
ISBN : 9781454874867
Genre : Law
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Traversing the Ethical Minefield: Problems, Law, and Professional Responsibility, Fourth Edition offers students accessible, teachable problems and notes that clarify and encourage analysis of the law governing lawyers. The book’s innovative pedagogy (combination of relevant and interesting problems faced by fictitious law firm “Martyn and Fox,” cases, ethics opinions, thematic notes, and short stories) supports its focus of teaching the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and the Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers as well as conveying the complexities of ethical dilemmas in legal practice. The book’s manageable length makes it short enough to provide focus, but long enough to convey the rich texture of the material.

Lawyer Negotiation

Author : Jay Folberg
ISBN : 9781454876014
Genre : Law
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Designed to prepare law students to negotiate knowledgeably and successfully as lawyers representing clients, Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice, and Law, Third Edition, features an integrated approach that combines theory, skills, negotiation strategy, ethics, and law. A very readable, interesting, and lively text for any law school Negotiation course, this book reflects the authors' experience as negotiators, mediators, ADR teachers, and trainers. Interesting notes, thoughtful problems and provocative questions throughout the text raise practical negotiation challenges and policy issues. Excerpts from other leading authors are included, allowing for diverse ideas to be presented on negotiation techniques, and eliminating the need for supplemental material. In addition, examples are included from cases, literature, and the authors' files. Key Features: Retains the same popular format as previous editions while incorporating user recommendations. Updated and new excerpts from leading experts presenting different views on practice challenges. Fresh notes and examples. Additional coverage on causes of conflict, heuristics, the role of emotions, and decision science. New material on telephone, email, and cyber negotiation More helpful advice for effectively representing clients and negotiating in mediation

Bioethics And Public Health Law

Author : David Orentlicher
ISBN : 1454805358
Genre : Law
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Bioethics and Public Health Law, Second Edition, integrates public health and bioethics into a focused casebook that is ideal for Health Law courses. Clear notes provide context, ensure smooth transitions between cases, and provide background information. The authors' website at features updates of important events and links to Internet resources. The text blends updated material from Part II of their popular survey book, Health Care Law and Ethics, Seventh Edition, with additional information specific to these topics: The duty to treat and wrongful reasons to reject patients Discrimination Informed consent and experimentation Fiduciary duty The right to health care Intellectual property and the ownership of genetic discoveries Disaster Planning and Bioterrorism Preparedness New to the Second Edition: Ashcroft's challenge to Oregon's assisted suicide law Gonzales v. Carhart--the Supreme Court's landmark abortion decision The D.C. Circuit's Abigail Alliance decision, regarding the constitutionality of FDA regulation Greenberg v. Miami Children's Hospital Research Institute, regarding ownership of human tissue New developments in organ allocation policy Expect focused coverage of bioethics and public health law--including timely cutting-edge topics--from the authors who brought you Health Care Law and Ethics, Seventh Edition.

Professional Responsibility

Author : James E. Moliterno
ISBN : 9780735562233
Genre : Law
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The most trusted name in law school outlines, Emanuel Law Outlines support your class preparation, provide reference for your outline creation, and supply a comprehensive breakdown of topic matter for your entire study process. Created by Steven Emanuel, these course outlines have been relied on by generations of law students. Each title includes both capsule and detailed versions of the critical issues and key topics you must know to master the course. Also included are exam questions with model answers, an alpha-list of cases, and a cross reference table of cases for all of the leading casebooks. Emanuel Law OutlineFeatures: #1 outline choice among law students Comprehensive review of all major topics Capsule summary of all topics Cross-reference table of cases Time-saving format Great for exam prep

Resolving Disputes

Author : Jay Folberg
ISBN : 9781454877295
Genre : Law
File Size : 31. 57 MB
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Resolving Disputes: Theory, Practice, and Law, Third Edition, features a logical four-part organization that covers negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and hybrid approaches, which prepares law students to represent clients in all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Drawing on the authors decades of experience as teachers, neutrals, and ADR trainers, this casebook provides vivid examples presented from headline cases, literature, and the authors files. In addition, it offers excerpts from other leading authors so that diverse ideas are juxtaposed on major issues. The text integrates coverage of law, ethics, and practice and interesting notes, thoughtful problems and provocative questions throughout the text illustrate the role of the attorney, the perspective of the client and practical challenges. Key Features: Retains the same popular format as previous editions while incorporating user recommendations. Updated and new excerpts from leading experts presenting different views on challenging topics. Fresh notes and examples from actual cases. Additional coverage on causes of conflict, heuristics, the role of emotions, and decision science. A single chapter now contrasts commercial, no-caucus and transformative mediation techniques. Completely revised arbitration section, features interesting new material and engaging exercises. Presents practical information on drafting arbitration agreements, selecting arbitrators, and procedures. Recent legislative and judicial developments in arbitration law, award enforcement, and fairness issues. New treatment of hybrid ADR and dispute systems design. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.


Author : Dwight Golann
ISBN : 9781454876021
Genre : Law
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With an emphasis on the practical, Mediation: The Roles of Advocate and Neutral, Third Edition, integrates theory with skills and strategies, ethics, and multiple practice applications to teach students about mediation and how to represent clients effectively in the process. This next-generation casebook includes all of the mediation material in Resolving Disputes as well as selected materials from the negotiation and hybrid sections. It expands the mediation coverage in the survey casebook, focusing on psychological barriers, techniques of conducting legal mediation, and how to use mediation as a litigator. Lastly, the third edition of Mediation adds coverage not available in the survey book, including exploration of cognitive obstacles, subtle emotional issues, methods of facilitating positional bargaining and disagreements over legal issues, and policy issues affecting mediation. Features: Expanded discussion of how cognitive barriers and emotions such as grief and loss can impact settlement. Examples showing how lawyers sometimes act as informal mediators. A chapter that place caucus, no-caucus, all-caucus and transformative models of mediation side by side, allowing teachers to compare and contrast processes. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.

Basic Tort Law

Author : Arthur Best
ISBN : 0735594600
Genre : Law
File Size : 63. 61 MB
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Arthur Best and David Barnes draw on their years of experience in teaching and writing about torts to ensure that Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems is user friendly for both students and professors. Concise and accessible, this casebook introduces cases and explains important concepts using clear, direct language and pedagogy. Classroom-tested features that have made this casebook a success include: Contemporary conception and content with the most current thinking on all of the key issues Appealing, memorable problems based on actual reported cases that reinforce understanding and help students to build analytical skills A balance of modern and classic torts cases including Vaughan v. Menlove (on standard of care), Palsgraf v. Long Island Railway Co. (on duty and legal cause), Vincent v. Lake Erie Transportation Co. (on doctrine of incomplete privilege ), and Greenman v. Yuba Power (on product liability) Ample background information that places cases and statutes in context and captures student's interest Introductory and transitional notes that promote close attention to each case, as well as perspective notes that explore a range of viewpoints on tort law Updated throughout, the Third Edition includes: Updated statutory material and references to the Restatement (Third) of Torts New cases on the revised approach to duty and proximate cause adopted in the Restatement (Third) of Torts Expanded legal malpractice coverage, which will be of particular interest to professors who wish to respond to the recent Carnegie Report findings that students need more exposure to ethics issues and need better acculturation and professionalization Refreshed case selection so that focus is on modern cases The third edition of Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems continues to offer a well-articulated, classroom-tested pedagogy that makes torts accessible and engaging.

Medical Liability And Treatment Relationships

Author : Mark A. Hall
ISBN : 9781454819455
Genre : Law
File Size : 88. 58 MB
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Medical Liability and Treatment Relationships is based on Part I,"The Provider and the Patient" of parent book Health Care Law and Ethics, and adds additional coverage of professional licensure and regulating access to drugs, and new cases and materials covering medical malpractice. Integrating public health, financial and ethical issues, this casebook uses compelling case law, clear notes and comprehensive background information to illuminate the complex and dynamic field of health care law. The Third Edition has been updated to include new case law and literature, especially regarding malpractice law. Features: Comprehensive yet concise, this casebook covers all aspects of medical liability and the treatment relationships between patient and provider. Includes cases and materials on Medical Malpractice not found in the parent book, including: Supreme Court decisions and notes on forensic medicine and epidemiological evidence. Problems on practice guidelines as proof of negligence. Cases and notes about ethics violations arising from ex parte contacts with treating physicians. Integrates public health and ethics issues from a relational perspective. Clear notes smooth transitions between cases and background information. Companion website provides background materials, updates of important events, additional relevant topics and links to other resources on the Internet. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes: Comprehensive updates to the case law and literature. New case law regarding malpractice reform.

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