Traversing the Ethical Minefield: Problems, Law, and Professional Responsibility-Susan R. Martyn, Lawrence J. Fox

  • Title: Traversing the Ethical Minefield: Problems, Law, and Professional Responsibility
  • Author: Susan R. Martyn, Lawrence J. Fox
  • Released: 2008-04-08
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  • Pages: 656
  • ISBN: 0735569622
  • ISBN13: 978-0735569621
  • ASIN: 0735569622


Traversing the Ethical Minefield: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Second Edition, presents concise coverage of a wide range of ethical issues through a vital and dynamic pedagogy that engages student interest and fuels class discussion. A fresh approach to teaching legal ethics and professional responsibility, featuring:

a wide range of coverage in a concise volume

innovative pedagogy that combines problems, cases, exposition, and thematic notes

original mini-law review notes
organized around recurring themes

lawyers' roles in representing clients

the law governing lawyers

the bounds of the law

practice pointers

lawyers and other professionals

lawyers and clients

student-friendly and timely problems that explore the Model Rules, Restatement, cases, and materials and complement both large and small classes

short stories that explore ethical dilemmas in the context of legal practice

a detailed Teacher s Manual that explains every problem and offers policy analysis, additional hypotheticals, and extensive citations to relevant cases and materials

an annual statutory supplement, available for adoption, with a bound-in CD that includes the full text of each state s lawyer code.

New in the Second Edition:

A new chapter on Communication and Control, including coverage of control in the lawyer-client relationship

Coverage of the revised ABA Code of Judicial Conduct in a new chapter on Judicial Ethics

An additional series of notes on ethical challenges unique to specialized areas of practice, including pro bono representation, criminal defense, insurance defense, representing organizations, and representing governments

New cases and narratives dealing with the Revised Model Rules of Professional Conduct

Cheney v. U.S. District Court and other important recent cases

If you re looking for a professional responsibility casebook that you will enjoy teaching from and your students will love, please take a look at Traversing the Ethical Minefield: Problems, Law, and Professional Responsibility, Second Edition.

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