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Ethics in law: lawyers responsibility and accountability in Australia
Author:
Ross, Ysaiah ;
Edition:
3rd Edition
Year:
2001
Format:
Book
Call No:
C KL 82 R 2 3
Publisher:
North Ryde, N.S.W.: Butterworths
Subject:
Legal Ethics ;
Keywords:
Introduction The ethical framework - how are lawyers perceived?; legal education and ethics; theories of ethics Professionalism - what determines a profession; codes of professional conduct; the future of the legal profession Structure Regulation - regulatory institutions; self-regulation Admission - criteria; controlling authorities; good fame and character Discipline - standards in professional capacity; conduct outside professional practice; mitigating factors; structure and operation of disciplinary systems; critique and proposals for reform Duties of representation - duty to continue to act Communication and control - information and advice; duty to obey Competence and care - ethical duties; contractual liability; tort liability; advocates immunity; professional indemnity insurance Confidentiality - the duties of lawyers; legal profession privilege Conflict of interest : loyalty - concurrent representation; successive representation; imputed disqualification The adversary system - adversary and inquisitorial systems, alternative dispute resolution, duty of fairness and candour, duties of fairness and candour in criminal trial - perjury, guilty accused, duties of the prosecution Conclusion
ISBN/ISSN:
0 409 31711 X
Notes:
Includes table of cases and index
Item Availability
Item Availability
Result Year Part Copy Status Call No Loan Category Date Due
1 2001 3rd Edition 1 On Shelf C KL 82 R 2 3 For Loan Available
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