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Professional Responsibility in Focus, Second Edition

  • John P. Sahl
  • R. Michael Cassidy
  • Benjamin P. Cooper
  • Margaret C. Tarkington
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The Second Edition of Professional Responsibility in Focus offers a comprehensive, updated exposition of the law governing lawyers and judges. Real-world scenarios throughout the text provide students numerous opportunities for students to apply what they have learned and solidify their understanding of important concepts.

New to the Second Edition:

  • More than a dozen new cases and other recent developments—such as the amended advertising and solicitation rules—in an expanded, practice-oriented text with new and revised footnotes.

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Clear and concise coverage of the attorney-client relationship, competence, confidentiality, conflicts of interest, and more.
  • Key Concepts at the start of each chapter and Chapter Summaries at the end of each chapter facilitate study and review
  • Case Previews and Post Case Follow-Ups that frame each case writing clarifies the rules and aid in student understanding An introduction to the legal profession
  • Real Life Applications and Applying the Rules exercises challenge students to apply what they have learned to realistic hypothetical scenarios
  • Updates to Chapter One, on the moral responsibility of lawyers, that provides context for understanding and situating the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility covered in the chapters that follow.
  • 12-chapter organization is easily adapted to two or three-credit courses
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