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Criminal Defense Ethics: Law and Liability, 2018 ed.

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Brand: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Copyright: 2018
ISBN: 9781539258100
Publication frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update method: N/A

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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.


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