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Criminal Defense Ethics: Law and Liability, 2018 ed.

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Format: Book - softbound
Brand: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Copyright: 2018
ISBN: 9780314899187
Service #: 13512525
Sub #: 13512524
Pages: 972
Shelf Space: 2 in.
Publication frequency: Updated annually
Update method: Replacement pamphlets

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This single-volume resource reviews the underlying ground rules and the range of resolutions applicable to particular ethical and legal dilemmas. Coverage includes forfeiture of legal fees, abuse of the subpoena process, liability in malpractice suits, and conflicts of interest. Discusses disqualification motions, ineffective assistance of counsel, and trial publicity and other public statements. Identifies attorney fee issues; ethical codes and professional discipline; criminal defense malpractice; and accepting, declining, and withdrawing from representation. Also addresses simultaneous conflicts of interest, professional restrictions, and obligations.


  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) American Lawyer’s Code of Conduct
  • Table of ethical code citations
  • Table of cases
  • Citations to recent court decisions, ethics opinions, and ethics rule changes
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Model Codes of Professional Responsibility and Professional Conduct
  • ABA standard for criminal justice
  • Comprehensive review of criminal defense ethics law and liability
  • Explains underlying ground rules and range of resolutions applicable to particular ethical and legal dilemmas