Hot Topics in the Legal Profession – 2017 analyzes changes and challenges in the 2010s

Current important events in the legal profession and legal ethics, with useful research and analysis of the rules and the profession’s current challenges, are analyzed by Tulane law students who participated spring 2017 in an Advanced Legal Profession Seminar. The contents of the volume include:
FOREWORD: Ethics and the Legal Profession in a Decade of Continuing Change and Challenge, by Steven Alan Childress
PART I.  APPLICATION OF RULES TO NEW SETTINGS AND IN NEW WAYS
1  •  Duty of Loyalty or Limited Liability: How Close is Too Close for Lawyer Disqualification?, by Joshua Sanchez-Secor
2  •  Prosecutorial Misconduct and Wrongful Convictions: A Plague Upon Our Criminal Justice System?, by Jessica Dennis
3  •  Attorney Sexual Misconduct: The ABA Update of Model Rule 8.4, the Addition to Model Rule 1.8, and the Consequences of Discrimination on Women in the Legal Profession, by Sarah Cullum
4  •  Rule 4.2: Communication Without Representation, by Corey Friedman
PART II.  INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES
5  •  Law Placement of International Students in U.S. Law Firms, by Qinyu Fan
6  •  Development of the Legal Profession in China, by Shu Chen
PART III. THE LEGAL PROFESSION’S CHALLENGES AND FUTURE
7  •  The Cost of Getting Ahead: An Examination of Adderall Abuse, Effects, and Solutions Among Law Schools, by Marissa Delgado
8  •  The Binary Barrister: A Review of Increased Automation in Legal Practice, by Vincent Yadgood
As the latest entry in the “Benefit Tulane PILF Series,” proceeds from every purchase of this book, in ebook or print formats, will benefit Tulane Law School’s Public Interest Law Foundation, a nonprofit student organization which supports placing students into public interest jobs and providing indigent representation.

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Cataloging: Hot Topics in the Legal Profession – 2017
Editor: Steven Alan Childress

ISBN 9781610273817 (pbk.)
ISBN 9781610273848 (hbk.)
ISBN 9781610273831 (ePUB)
ASIN B073RQ64HG (Kindle)
List price: US $9.99 (ebook) / $24.99 (pbk.) / $34.99 (hbk.)
Page count: 196 pp.
Published: July 17, 2017