Criminal Practitioners: Ethics & Conflicts
Byron L. Warnken
University of Baltimore School of Law
March 19, 2010
This 36-page 2010 CLE (continuing legal education) brochure is titled “Criminal Practitioners: Ethics & Conflicts.” It was presented to public defenders. It analyzes ethical obligations and conflict issues affecting both prosecutors and defense counsel in criminal cases. Topics include (1) attorney-client relationship, (2) right to counsel, (3) effective assistance of counsel, (4) conflict of interest, (5) denial of or interference with a Defendant’s constitutional rights, (6) attorney as advocate, (7) attorney as officer of the court, (8) attorney as witness, (9) responsibilities of a prosecutor, and (10) discovery in criminal cases.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 36
Keywords: criminal law, attorneys, lawyers, public defenders, prosecutors, defense counsel, ethical obligations, professional responsibility, conflict issues, attorney-client relationship, conflict of interest, effective assistance of counsel, constitutional rights, evidence, discovery, advocates
JEL Classification: K14, K19, K39, K49, L84working papers series
Date posted: July 10, 2010
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