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Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals, Eighth Edition

Therese A. Cannon and Sybil Taylor Aytch


  • ISBN: 9781454873372

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  • Description
    Now in its eighth edition, Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals presents timely, authoritative content in a clear and engaging format. Both paralegal students and fledgling paralegals will sharpen their professional skills by working with the cases, hypothetical problems, and research projects in every chapter. As a coursebook or a supplement, Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals can be adapted to a variety of approaches and teaching objectives; it’s always an excellent choice. 
    For the Eighth Edition, distinguished author Therese A. Cannon welcomes a new co-author. Sybil Taylor Aytch is an ethics professor, senior paralegal, and a leader in the paralegal profession.
    Written from the perspective of the paralegal, Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Paralegals features:
    • Comprehensive coverage of the professional responsibilities of paralegals
    • Illuminating chapter overviews, key terms, and a student-friendly organization
    • Discussion questions with hypotheticals in every chapter
    • Chapter review questions reinforce learning and facilitate studying
    • Research assignments that provide depth and practice in applying the rules
    • Landmark cases, many involving paralegals, that demonstrate how the principles and rules of ethics are applied
    New to the Eighth Edition:
    • Major case decisions in legal ethics, such as State Bar v. Lang, Committee v. JPMorgan Chase, Lola v. Skadden, Pension Committee v. Band of America Securities, and McDermott v. Superior Court
    • Recent developments regarding technology in legal practice, including confidentiality and privilege, competence, conflicts of interest, and advertising
  • Details
    Page Count 592
    Published 09/15/2017
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