Ethical Problems In The Practice Of Law

Author: Lisa G. Lerman
Editor: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735529144
Size: 10,63 MB
Format: PDF
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Before you select a casebook for your next course in Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility, be sure to examine this strong, new problem-based offering. Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law is an engaging and completely up-to-date teaching tool with a decidedly practical perspective. The authors combine a compelling, user-friendly writing style with a polished and well-tested pedagogical structure: respected authors Lerman and Schrag draw on their broad range of classroom, clinical, research, and policy-making experience contemporary approach succinctly covers all essential ethical issues and topics using clear, thorough exposition of ethical standards, succinct examples drawn from recent cases, and challenging problems involving interplay of strategic and ethical concerns thoughtful presentation of the full range of ethics topics and issues, including confidentiality, conflicts, and other issues addressed by ethics codes. Also covers other law governing lawyers, such as malpractice, agency and criminal law, disqualification, and wrongful discharge -- as well as key contemporary concerns, such as lawyers' public responsibilities up-to-date text based on the latest amendments to the rules of professional conduct, along with many problems based on recent cases; addresses such timely issues as billing fraud, laws and rules that limit extending legal services to the poor and middle class, and the impact of billable hour requirements on the quality of lawyers' lives more than seventy appealing, detailed problems based on real cases relating to issues that students are likely to encounter in their first few years of practice skillful use of cases, with some presented directly (for example, Nix v. Whiteside and Jones v. Barnes), while others, such as Fiandaca and Fisons, appear in the form of contextualized problems and place students in the role of the lawyer who is handling the case distinct graphic elements throughout the book reinforce the text. Tables and boxes help students see the relationships among parts of rules or theory; more than eighty pictures and cartoons enliven the discussion for instructors, the extensive Teacher's Manual simplifies class preparation: contains teaching tips, follow-up problems, suggested role-plays, and short writing exercises includes detailed analyses of problems in the text, with both pro and con positions and information about the outcomes of the real cases on which the problems are based is accompanied by an audio CD, which can be played in class, with readings by the lawyers who participated in the actual cases Please visit the new companion website to learn more about this book. Website:

Ethical Problems In The Practice Of Law

Author: Lisa G. Lerman
Editor: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454897597
Size: 17,72 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Concise Fourth Edition is the briefer version of Lerman and Schrag’s highly successful problem-based textbook that offers a contemporary and thoughtful approach to challenging ethical dilemmas, encouraging deep analysis and lively class discussion. Key Features: Succinct and accessible explanation of lawyer law in question and answer format Numerous problems based on actual cases, in which students must analyze the ethical and strategic issues as if they were practicing lawyers Focus on issues that students are most likely to face in their early years of practice Stimulating presentation of materials, including cartoons, tables, and photos New to the Fourth Edition: Updates of countless recent developments in lawyer law, including the amendments to Rules 1.6, 1.18 and 8.4 Up-to-date discussions of how the Internet is affecting law practice, including the use of e-mail and social media Engaging two-color design New chapter on the changing legal profession Reorganized so that the chapters match the practice MPRE questions in Lerman, Schrag, and Gupta’s Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations and Practice Questions.

The Law Of Environmental Justice

Author: Sheila R. Foster
Editor: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604420838
Size: 13,95 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Environmental justice is the concept that minority and low-income individuals, communities and populations should not be disproportionately exposed to environmental hazards, and that they should share fully in making the decisions that affect their environment. This volume examines the sources of environmental justice law and how evolving regulations and court decisions impact projects around the country.

Planning For The Elderly In Florida

Author: Rebecca C. Morgan
Editor: LexisNexis
ISBN: 032718552X
Size: 20,86 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This up-to-date practice guide provides analysis and commentary on the laws and regulations affecting the elderly in Florida, as well as checklists and forms to facilitate counseling and drafting. A glossary of acronyms provides a handy reference for abbreviations of common agencies, programs, and other terms. Planning for the Elderly in Florida covers a wide range of issues of concern to the elderly in Florida, including: • Social Security benefits available to retired and disabled wage earners, spouses, dependents, and survivors; • Relevant federal income tax issues, including tax rates and exemptions, medical expense deductions, treatment of life insurance proceeds, and credits for the elderly and disabled and for a dependent's care; • Medicare eligibility and coverage as well as Medicare supplemental insurance (Medigap) policies; • Medicaid coverage and eligibility criteria, the rules governing the transfer of assets by a person who applies for Medicaid benefits in Florida, and the avenues available to Medicaid applicants who have been denied coverage; • Residents' rights in long-term care facilities, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and adult family care homes; • Planning for incapacity, including property management (durable powers of attorney, revocable living trusts, and joint ownership) and health care decisions (living wills, health care surrogate designations, do-not-resuscitate orders, health care proxies, as well as long-term care insurance); • Guardianship and its use, the procedure for initiating a guardianship, and the guardian's powers and limitations; • Social service programs available to seniors in Florida, the agencies responsible for their oversight, and program eligibility requirements; and • Elder abuse and the various remedies available to protect individuals and redress injuries.

Regulation Of Lawyers

Author: Stephen Gillers
Editor: Aspen Publishers
Size: 11,59 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Counsel For The Deceived

Author: Philip G. Schrag
Editor: Quid Pro Books
ISBN: 1610279611
Size: 19,74 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 569

Protect the consumer. Stop the schemes and ripoffs. Make the law work for the little guy. All easier said than done.... Memoirs and case studies on fraud and consumer protection from a lawyer who helped start New York City's first consumer watchdog agency. Schrag came into office expecting to initiate a new system, which would at last defend the powerless consumer. Instead, he discovered how both petty criminals and big corporations are able to use the law, the courts, and the general feeling favoring the status quo to delay and blunt any attacks made upon them. The book tells the fascinating and amusing story of how Schrag's young lawyers and investigators became disillusioned by observing the gap between the promise of the legal system and its actual performance -- and how, in reaction, they invented unprecedented methods of consumer protection, some of which cause Schrag himself to question their ethical propriety. Enjoyable as the stories are, their purpose is to raise serious and basic questions about our legal process and its ability to secure consumer justice, or even "law and order." This book is a unique demonstration of a rare ability to report true crime as it occurs in everyday life. It is a witty and perceptive analysis of the actual working of our government and our courts.

Ethics In Practice

Author: Deborah L. Rhode
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195347166
Size: 19,65 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 610

Lawyers' ethics have been condemned for centuries, but they received little scholarly scrutiny until the last few decades. Ethics in Practice brings together leading experts in the emerging field of legal ethics to discuss the central dilemmas of practicing law. This collection cuts across conventional disciplinary boundaries to address the roles, responsibilities, and regulation of contemporary lawyers. Contributors address common concerns from diverse perspectives, including philosophy, psychology, economics, political science, and organizational behavior. Topics include the nature of professions, the structure of practice, the constraints of an adversarial system, the attorney-client relationship, the practical value of moral theory, the role of race and gender, and the public service responsibilities of lawyers and law students. Unique in both its breadth and its depth, this book redefines debates that are of enduring significance for both the profession and the public.

Essentials Of Law Ethics And Professional Issues In Cam E Book

Author: Julie Zetler
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579700
Size: 17,88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A pioneering local textbook covering curriculum requirements for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students. Legal, ethical, and professional practice issues are essential curriculum components of all Complementary and Alternative Medicine courses. Statutory bodies, professional associations, educational institutions and accreditation authorities require the incorporation of such content into CAM study. This has created the need for a definitive guide written specifically for Australian students according to CAM curriculum requirements. Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM is the only local textbook which deals comprehensively with legal, ethical and professional practice issues for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) students. This timely medical text takes a multidisciplinary approach, and is written by authors who are both academics and practitioners, with contributing authors for individual CAM modalities. Essentials of Law, Ethics and Professional Issues for CAM is ideal for students, trainees and even practitioners in various modalities, including naturopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, massage, osteopathy, chiropractic and western herbal medicine. presents a combined solution for professional practice courses which cover legal, ethical and professional practice considerations is the only local book to address these issues for modalities considered by COAG for regulation and registration designed to meet the needs of CAM students at Diploma, Bachelor and Coursework Masters levels case studies, alert boxes, tips and explanations contained throughout includes integrative practice considerations

Law In The Practice Of Psychiatry

Author: Seymour L. Halleck
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1468478931
Size: 19,46 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Once upon a time only forensic psychiatrists had much to do with law and the legal system. Now, hardly a day passes in the life of a clinician without some significant encounter with the interface between the law and the practice of psychiatry. That interface extends all the way from the general regulation of clinical practice to the specifics of clinical man agement of individual patients. It includes, like the chapters of this book, such important topics as informed consent, right to treatment, privilege and confidentiality, patients' rights, competency, psychiatric testimony, malpractice, and liability. Dr. Halleck is one of the professions' most distinguished thinkers and authors in the field of psychiatry and law, and is this year's recipient of the coveted Isaac Ray Award of the American Psychiatric Association. Having spent his entire academic and professional life deeply involved in the clinical practice of psychiatry, he is particularly well suited to understand and respond to the clinician's need for a clear and concise elucidation of those areas of psychiatry and law which are involved in the daily work of psychiatrists and all mental health professionals.

Living With Dying

Author: Virginia Richardson
Editor: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231127943
Size: 11,39 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 802

Living with Dying is the first textbook on end-of-life care for social workers and other healthcare practitioners who work with the terminally ill and their families. Organized around theoretical issues in loss, grief, and bereavement, and around clinical practice with individuals, families, and groups, the book addresses practice with people who have specific illnesses such as AIDS, bone marrow disease, and cancer, and pays special attention to patients that have been stigmatized by culture, ability, sexual orientation, age, and race, or homelessness.