Legal Ethics Stories

Authors: Rhode, Deborah L. / Luban, David
Edition: 1st
Copyright Date: 2005
  • Publication Date: October 7th, 2005
  • ISBN: 9781587789359
  • Subject: Professional Responsibility/Ethics
  • Series: Law Stories
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Rhode and Luban’s Legal Ethics Stories serves as a reminder that ultimately law is about human beings, not doctrines or even cases, because the human lives it addresses are real and vivid. The stories typify issues that most lawyers confront in one form or other at some time in their careers. This collection of 10 significant ethics rulings reveals the rich background surrounding salient cases on issues of: Race Gender Class Taxation Bankruptcy Defense representation Confidentiality Practicing with law partners Greed The story behind each case provides a look into its immediate impact as well as its continuing importance in shaping the law.