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Modern Litigation and Professional Responsibility Handbook: The Limits of Zealous Advocacy, Second Edition

Modern Litigation and Professional Responsibility Handbook: The Limits of Zealous Advocacy, Second Edition

By William H. Fortune, Richard H. Underwood, Ed Imwinkelried
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Overview
Find practical answers to hard questions about professional conduct -- and avoid wrong answers that could set back your firm -- with this authoritative guide to legal ethics. Drawing on statutes, standards, and actual cases, the authors show you how to:

  • Evaluate tactics for possible ethical consequences
  • Understand and comply with statutes, procedural rules, and standards of professional conduct while zealously representing your client
  • Prevent your opponents from turning the rules to their own advantage You'll find concise, authoritative discussion of ethical problems that arise in such critical areas as:

  • Investigation of claims
  • Abuse of discovery
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Burdensome interrogatories
  • Trial in the media
  • Voir dire and juror investigation
  • Deposition tactics
  • Special fee arrangements
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Withdrawal and client confidentiality
  • Arguing false inferences based on inadmissible evidence, plus detailed attention to the special problems that arise in criminal defense, insurance defense, and class actions.
  • Last Updated 05/29/2018
    Update Frequency Updated annually
    Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
    SKU 10045420-7777
    Table of Contents
      Part I: Proceedings Before Trial
    1. Commencing Litigation: Ethics and Accountability
    2. Commencing Litigation: Judicial Sanctions
    3. Conflicts of Interest
    4. The Advocate-Witness Problem
    5. Investigation
    6. Discovery
    7. Lawyers, Free Speech, and the Media
    8. Trial Tactics - Some Opening Moves

      Part II: The Trial

    9. Relations with Jurors
    10. The Direct Examiner
    11. The Cross-Examiner
    12. Closing Argument

      Part III: Special Problems

    13. Special Problems in the Criminal Defense
    14. Special Problems in Class Action

      Part IV: Some Final Matters

    15. Negotiation and Settlement
    16. Withdrawal
    17. Appeal
    18. Disciplines, the Court, and Ethics Committees

    Table of Cases

    Bibliography

    Index of Errata

    Index

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