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About the author:
Steven Alan Childress, editor of this volume, is the Conrad Meyer III Professor of Law at Tulane University Law School. He holds a JD from Harvard and his MA and PhD in Jurisprudence & Social Policy from Berkeley. He is co-author of the multivolume treatise Federal Standards of Review, currently in its fourth edition. The chapter authors are Tulane law students participating in an advanced seminar.

Hot Topics in the Legal Profession - 2017
 

Authored by Steven Alan Childress
Edited by Steven Alan Childress

Current important events in the legal profession and legal ethics, with useful research and analysis of the rules and the profession's current challenges, are analyzed by Tulane law students who participated spring 2017 in an Advanced Legal Profession Seminar. The contents of the volume include:

FOREWORD: Ethics and the Legal Profession in a Decade of Continuing Change and Challenge, by Steven Alan Childress

PART I. APPLICATION OF RULES TO NEW SETTINGS AND IN NEW WAYS
1 • Duty of Loyalty or Limited Liability: How Close is Too Close for Lawyer Disqualification?, by Joshua Sanchez-Secor

2 • Prosecutorial Misconduct and Wrongful Convictions: A Plague Upon Our Criminal Justice System?, by Jessica Dennis

3 • Attorney Sexual Misconduct: The ABA Update of Model Rule 8.4, the Addition to Model Rule 1.8, and the Consequences of Discrimination on Women in the Legal Profession, by Sarah Cullum

4 • Rule 4.2: Communication Without Representation, by Corey Friedman

PART II. INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES
5 • Law Placement of International Students in U.S. Law Firms, by Qinyu Fan

6 • Development of the Legal Profession in China, by Shu Chen

PART III. THE LEGAL PROFESSION'S CHALLENGES AND FUTURE
7 • The Cost of Getting Ahead: An Examination of Adderall Abuse, Effects, and Solutions Among Law Schools, by Marissa Delgado

8 • The Binary Barrister: A Review of Increased Automation in Legal Practice, by Vincent Yadgood

As the latest entry in the "Benefit Tulane PILF Series," proceeds from every purchase of this book, in ebook or print formats, will benefit Tulane Law School's Public Interest Law Foundation, a nonprofit student organization which supports placing students into public interest jobs and providing indigent representation.




Publication Date:
2017-07-10
ISBN/EAN13:
1610273818 / 9781610273817
Page Count:
196
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Law / Ethics & Professional Responsibility




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