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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, 4th Edition.


Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, 4th Edition

Lisa G. Lerman and Peter G. Schrag

Wolters Kluwer


956 pages



Aspen Casebook Series


This visually appealing, accessible problem-based textbook for law students provides cases and problems on ethical issues that are likely to arise in the lawyerAEs first years of practice. The book offers a conversational tone and a sense of humor, with a total of 42 New Yorker cartoons illustrating concepts, plus b&w photos of commentators on cases. Each section begins by summarizing the relevant doctrine and legal background in Q-and-A format. Problems present facts from real cases in a narrative form to allow students to analyze issues as if they were lawyers facing those dilemmas. Bullet lists and tables are used to clarify legal doctrines. This fourth edition is updated to reflect recent ethics codes, cases, and issues, such as regulatory issues relating to lawyersAE use of social media. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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