Ethics & Professional Responsibility


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The New York Court of Appeals refused to recognize Wieder's potential cause of action for abusive discharge, because that court insisted that only the state legislature could create public-policy exceptions to at-will employment and the legislature had not done that. The board of bar examiners has the power: ����� (a) To interview and examine applicants, determine their qualifications for admission to practice, recommend to the supreme court for admission applicants who fulfill requirements, and recommend to the supreme court the rejection of those who fail to meet requirements. ����� (b) To recommend directly to the supreme court changes in qualifications for admission.

The American Lawyer: As He Was--as He is--as He Can ...


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We know our obligation to protect a client’s confidentiality. The statute prohibits former United States Attorneys from contacting their former agency even on matters arising after they ceased being the United States Attorney, if they arise within one year of their departure. Winick, Advance Directive Instruments for Those with Mental Illness, 51 U. His tale that he sent a registered letter to the accused and gave them instructions on how to go about respondent’s withdrawal from the case defies credulity.

Trial Lawyer


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No special State officer or employee having any duties or responsibilities in connection with the purchase or acquisition of property or services by the State agency where he is employed or an officer shall knowingly himself, by his partners or through any corporation which he controls or in which he owns or controls more than 1% of the stock, or by any other person for his use or benefit or on his account, undertake or execute, in whole or in part, any contract, agreement, sale or purchase of the value of $ 25.00 or more, made, entered into, awarded or granted by that State agency, except as provided in subsection b. of this section.

Lawyers in the Dock: Learning from Attorney Disciplinary



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Sometimes this objectivity may require your planner to explain that your goals are unrealistic given your current resources and financial commitments. Any disclosure of such information for other purposes is wholly improper. Several states that prohibited the listing of paralegals on letterhead adopted new rules permitting this practice. In addition, Rule 1.2(a) protects each client’s right to have the final say in deciding whether to accept or reject an offer of settlement and in deciding whether to enter a guilty or nolo contendere plea in a criminal case.

Law in its Own Right (Legal Theory Today)


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It is important that all legal practitioners are well versed in the Australian Solicitors' Conduct Rules, a copy of which is available from The Law Society of South Australia (or via the link on their website - above). The state code says, in effect, that unaffiliated lawyers may share fees proportional to their actual work or by terms of a written client agreement assigning “joint responsibility.” Renwick held that, under the New York ethics code, joint responsibility essentially means that the referring lawyer—in this case, Issler—assumes joint and several liability for any act of malpractice, even if he or she has no ethical obligation to supervise the work of the lawyer to whom the case was referred.

Ethics in Electroconvulsive Therapy


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Members of the University community engaged in research are not to: fabricate data or results; change or knowingly omit data or results to misrepresent results in the research record; or intentionally misappropriate the ideas, writings, research, or findings of others. More will be said on the matter of competence of the lawyer in succeeding chapters. 27 [20] "Quality of service" is in a sense both an older and a newly minted term.

The Politics of the Rope



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Ethics has been described as beginning where the law ends. Circumstances may necessitate repeated disclosures. 2.2 Written Authorization to Release Client Information. The lawyer’s disclosure shall include the existence and nature of all the claims or pleas involved and of the participation of each person in the settlement. (h) A lawyer shall not: (1) make an agreement prospectively limiting the lawyer’s liability to a client for malpractice unless the client is independently represented in making the agreement; or (2) settle a claim or potential claim for such liability with an unrepresented client or former client unless that person is advised in writing of the desirability of seeking and is given a reasonable opportunity to seek the advice of independent legal counsel in connection therewith. (i) A lawyer shall not acquire a proprietary interest in the cause of action or subject matter of litigation the lawyer is conducting for a client, except that the lawyer may: (1) acquire a lien authorized by law to secure the lawyer’s fee or expenses; (2) contract with a client for a reasonable contingent fee in a civil case. (j) A lawyer shall not have sexual relations with a client unless a consensual sexual relationship existed between them when the client-lawyer relationship commenced. (k) While lawyers are associated in a firm, a prohibition in the foregoing paragraphs (a) through (i) that applies to any one of them shall apply to all of them. [1] A lawyer’s legal skill and training, together with the relationship of trust and confidence between lawyer and client, create the possibility of overreaching when the lawyer participates in a business, property or financial transaction with a client, for example, a loan or sales transaction or a lawyer investment on behalf of a client.

The Good Lawyer: Lawyers' Roles and Lawyers' Ethics


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The Lawyer’s Responsibility to Prevent the Unauthorized Practice of Law D. If there were no such limits, the result would be the practical nullification of the protective effect of the rules of forensic decorum and the exclusionary rules of evidence. Communication With Person Represented by Counsel. The attorney-client privilege is that of the client and not of the lawyer. The prohibition against a dentist’s accepting or tendering rebates or split fees applies to business dealings between dentists and any third party, not just other dentists.

Standard of Care: The Law of American Bioethics: 1st (First)


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A government lawyer who has discretionary power relative to litigation should refrain from instituting or continuing litigation that is obviously unfair. However, the debtor disclosed at his Meeting of Creditors, when asked by the trustee, that he had sold his parents’ house seven months prior to filing. Otherwise, it might follow that a lawyer could not be involved in a bar association law reform program that might indirectly affect a client.

The Ethics of Representing Organizations Legal Fictions for



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THE LAW, ETHICAL THEORIES AND CODE OF PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE. Furthermore, the purpose of the Rules can be subverted when they are invoked by opposing parties as procedural weapons. Under this proposed alternative, in the event that an attorney withdraws from representation of an issuer after failing to receive an appropriate response to reported evidence of a material violation, the issuer would be required to disclose its counsel's withdrawal to the Commission as a material event.

Attorney-Client Privilege in Civil Litigation: Protecting