Professional Responsibility Standards, Rules and Statutes
John S. Dzienkowski
West Academic, Jul 1, 2007 - Law - 1095 pages
The annually updated Professional Responsibility: Standards, Rules, and Statutes is designed to support any classroom text on the subject and covers all facets of the law governing lawyers. This volume contains the Annotated American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules of Professional Conduct, state modifications to the ABA Model Rules, California Rules of Professional Conduct, New York's Code of Professional Responsibility, the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility, ABA Canons of Professional Ethics, the Restatement of Law Governing Lawyers, the ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct, the ABA Code of Judicial Conduct, and rules of evidence and procedure that affect the legal profession. Professional Responsibility also includes various standards for specialized areas of practice, standards for the organized regulation of lawyers, and relevant federal and state developments.
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(2) The judge knows* that the judge, the judge's spouse or domestic partner,* or
a person within the third degree of relationship* to either of them, or the spouse
or domestic partner of such a person is: (a) a party to the proceeding, or an officer
Most changes to this Rule and its accompanying Comment are stylistic and
structural rather than substantive. Only substantive changes are addressed
below. 1. Paragraphs (A)(2), (A)(3), and (B): Addition of "domestic partner" "
 Unless otherwise defined by law, nepotism is the appointment or hiring of any
relative within the third degree of relationship of either the judge or the judge's
spouse or domestic partner, or the spouse or domestic partner of such relative.
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Compilation of the Codes which regulate the conduct of lawyers and judges in the United States. Includes previous canons, and current restatements, standards, creeds, goals, and pledges, as well as statutes concerning evidence and other regulated requirements. Read full review
CODES AND STANDARDS REGULATING
Version of the American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct
Selected Significant State Modifications to the ABA Model Rules
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