Category Archives: Ethics & Professional Responsibility

What Do Lawyers Do?: An Ethnography of a Corporate Law Firm

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The seller may disclose to the court in camera information relating to the representation only to the extent necessary to obtain an order authorizing the transfer of a file. (d) The fees charged clients shall not be increased by reason of the sale. [1] The practice of law is a profession, not merely a business. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Medicine1998;12:193–8. My textbook relied on a variety of Canadian codes – those of the CBA, the Federation, British Columbia, Alberta and New Brunswick.

Antitrust Law Answer Book 2011-12

Jones Day

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Alfred & Co is a registered tax agent and has been engaged by XYZ Media to conduct a review of its annual income tax return prepared by its in-house tax manager. If the application is incomplete, the executive director shall give the applicant written notification of the deficiencies in the application. Misconduct can result in disciplinary measures, up to and including termination of employment.

Good Samaritan and the Law

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Movement by television and still photographers should be held to a minimum and in no way should be distracting or call undue attention to the operators. If so, the Dean’s Office will determine what action should be taken, and such action may include suspension or expulsion. As it was mentioned in Nullity and Change of Plea: Is it Clear or is it Time for a Real Change? (see Hong Kong Lawyer, June 2016), at this stage, the prosecution would not have served the evidence in proper and full form but a defendant who pleads guilty to the charge and agrees with the facts would benefit from a one-third discount in sentence, a practice which has been recently revised by the Court of Appeal in HKSAR v Ngo Van Nam (CACC 418/2014) and HKSAR v Abdou Maikido Abdoulkarim (CACC 327/2015 ) (heard together, judgment handed down on 2 September 2016), a decision (the “CA decision”) which has been commented in Revised Sentencing Practice (see http://www.hk-lawyer.org/content/revised-sentencing-practice ).

Moral Theory and Legal Reasoning (Philosophy of Legal

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Info unless C instructed otherwise. *Rule encourages candor between L and C, Early legal advice, and helps L discover all relevant info ASAP * “L may reveal as R. necessary” leaves L open to civil liability and rule only permits disclosure NOTE: as the privilege extends to C’s whereabouts see Wolfram, Modern Legal Ethics§ 6.3 pp. 259-60 n.25 (1986) Use info related to Rep to disadvantage of C, (req’s consultation and consent), w/o Informed Consent, except: when used to commit crime or fraud; to prevent Death or Substantial Bodily Injury, info is generally known; if disclosure or refusal to disclose would lead to crime or fraud; during Bar Exam or Discipline; or Reporting Professional Misconduct.

Professional Responsibility (Law School Legends Series)

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It’s finally the day of trial and you are eager to get started. Paragraph (a)(2) recognizes that, where the testimony concerns the extent and value of legal services rendered in the action in which the testimony is offered, permitting the lawyer to testify avoids the need for a second trial with new counsel to resolve that issue. In other jurisdictions, the bulk of attorney regulation is adopted by Supreme Court Rules and may be located in separate volumes of the state code or in case reporters.

Regulation of Lawyers: Statutes & Standards Concise 2016

Andrew M. Perlman

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In the judicial districts required to elect a chief judge pursuant to NRS 3.025, the chief judge shall be selected in accordance with the local rules of practice approved by the supreme court for that district. This section shall not apply to the spouse of a State officer or employee, which State officer or employee is with-out responsibility for matters affecting casino activity, who becomes the spouse subsequent to the State officer's or employee's appointment or employment as a State officer or employee and who is not individually or directly employed by a holder of, or applicant for, a casino license, or any holding or intermediary company. e.

Education For Professional Responsibility (A Report of the

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Simon's New York Rules of Professional Conduct Annotated is published each year; it includes the Rules text and lengthy annotations of cases and ethics opinions. It provided specific information to its clients concerning eviction procedure. True or false (circle one) Lawyers in all fifty states are regulated by the Federal Government. 8. Marriage and family therapists providing clinical supervision shall not enter into financial arrangements with supervisees through deceptive or exploitative practices, nor shall marriage and family therapists providing clinical supervision exert undue influence over supervisees when establishing supervision fees.

Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights

Sue Donaldson

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The Preamble and this note on Scope provide general orientation and are instructive and not directive. We share an obligation to protect and strengthen our culture of integrity by never concealing or condoning misconduct, and by respectfully challenging behaviour that does not reflect our rules or our values. McGovern, Jr., Undue Influence and Professional Responsibility, 28 Real Prop., Prob. & Trust J. 643 (1994) Kevin McMunigal, Rethinking Attorney Conflict of Interest Doctrine, 5 Geo. In some situations–depending on both the importance of the action under consideration and the feasibility of consulting with the client–this duty will require consultation prior to taking action.

The Moral, Social, and Professional Duties of Attorneys and

Samuel Warren

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The communication need not contain such a statement if the named organization has been accredited by the American Bar Association or the lawyer has successfully completed a certification program sponsored by a state bar association. a lawyer who is certified as a specialist in a particular field of law or law practice by the official licensing authority of another state in which the lawyer is licensed may communicate that fact, but only in accordance with all rules and requirements of such state's licensing authority, and provided that the lawyer also communicates that such certification is not recognized by the Supreme Court of the State of Oklahoma. (d) A lawyer shall not state or imply that a lawyer is certified as a specialist in a particular field of law, unless: (1) the lawyer has been certified as a specialist by an organization that has been approved by an appropriate state authority or that has been accredited by the American Bar Association; (2) the name of the certifying organization is clearly identified in the communication; and (3) the lawyer also includes, as part of the same communication, the disclaimer that: "The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers in the general practice of law.

The Moscow Diaries

Richard Bryant

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Terra asserted that throughout the negotiations of the agreements, it had expressed to defendant its concerns that the exclusionary language of the term sheet had not been included in the agreements. That’s a business decision, but it comes at a price. L.8, a finding of, e.g., professional misconduct may result in disbarment, suspension, reprimand or other order considered proper in the circumstances. The Montana Bar will honor the approval given by other CLE jurisdictions.