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The Politics of Self-Regulation

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Self-governance and self-regulation are defining characteristics of all professions. The preamble to the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct acknowledged why ... More


Lawyers in the Dock: Learning from Attorney Disciplinary Procedings

Richard L. Abel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374230
eISBN:
9780199871803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374230.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Our legal system is built on the trustworthiness of lawyers: clients must trust their fidelity, adversaries their undertakings, and courts the veracity of their legal and factual claims. Lawyers who ... More


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