9780735568044

Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals

  • ISBN 13:

    9780735568044

  • ISBN 10:

    0735568049

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/13/2008
  • Publisher: Aspen Pub
  • Newer Edition

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* LOISLAW Packaged with 4 months free access to Loislaw's online legal research database. * BLACKBOARD Available in Blackboard online course format. * COMPANION WEBSITE www.aspenlawschool.com/cannon_ethics5 ( Contact your Aspen Representative for more information about these resources.) Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals provides complete coverage of legal ethics tailored To The needs of the practicing paralegal. Now in its fifth edition, Therese Cannon's authoritative and highly successful textbook continues to provide paralegal students with invaluable insights into the ethical principles they will face in practice. Among the attributes that make this text so effective: comprehensive coverage of all the major areas of legal ethics, placing special emphasis on how the rules affect paralegals authoritative presentation combined with clear and readable text and effective pedagogy . Each chapter begins with an overview, followed by well-written text in a well-organized format. Key terms are introduced in italics. Review questions reinforce the material. discussion questions, hypotheticals, research and other outside assignments provide depth and practice in applying the rules each chapter includes landmark cases on paralegals and other cases that demonstrate how the principles and rules are applied useful appendices provide the text of paralegal association ethics codes that are referenced throughout the book the book is easily adaptable to courses of different lengths and can be used in other paralegal courses for supplementary ethics coverage across the curriculum teaching package includes an Instructor's Manual with Test Bank and PowerPoint slides the Fifth Edition has been enhanced with: new rules and cases, including changes in ABA Model Rules and new cases on supervision, UPL, confidentiality, conflicts, competence and litigation new assignments and research projectsmore hypotheticals suitable for use in class discussions or as assignments added to discussion questions expanded Instructor's Manual that includes a Test Bank Web site that has links to state-specific ethics rules, ethics opinions and guidelines Written by the highly respected legal educator, Therese Cannon, there is no text comparable to Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals for teaching professional responsibility to paralegal students.

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