Professional Responsibility: Ethics by the Pervasive Method, Second Edition
Deborah L. Rhode organizes "Professional Responsibility" around real-life problems and exercises based on reported cases and commentary to give ... Show synopsis Deborah L. Rhode organizes "Professional Responsibility" around real-life problems and exercises based on reported cases and commentary to give students needed exposure to the ethical dimensions of lawyering. Divided into two major parts, the book opens with material central to all courses in professional responsibility: -- Traditions of Moral Reasoning -- Regulation of the Profession -- Advocacy -- The Adversary System -- Confidentiality -- Conflicts of Interest -- Negotiation and Mediation -- The Lawyer-Client Relationship The next part of the book applies this information to specific substantive areas of law: -- Civil Procedure in Constitutional Law -- Contracts -- Corporations -- Criminal Law and Procedure -- Evidence and Trial Advocacy -- Family Law -- Property -- Tax -- Torts Extensive cross-referencing emphasizes substantive connections among the chapters and facilitates an integrated approach to the materials. Each chapter includes problems leading to cases, commentary, interdisciplinary notes, and references. Rhode devotes careful attention to The Model Code of Professional Responsibility and The Model Rules of Professional Conduct.