Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Red flags: a lawyer's handbook on legal ethics
306 pages. Updated by new edition.
This title discusses ethics and professional responsibility for the legal practitioner. The authors focus on what they refer to as the "5 Cs" of legal ethics: control, communication, competence, confidentiality and conflicts of interest resolution. The book provides various questions and answers for ethics situations to guide attorneys through the American Bar Association's Model Rules of Professional Conduct. The book also covers remedies, determining when to seek advice, problems and disputes concerning control of the attorney-client relationship, judicial ethics for lawyers and methods of getting assistance.