Justice and Lawyers: Revising the Model Rules of Professional Conduct
Prof. Law., Vol. 12, No. 1, 2000
9 Pages Posted: 10 Jul 2008 Last revised: 11 May 2012
Date Written: 2000
We should assess whether revisions to the Model Rules of Professional Conduct proposed by the Ethics 2000 Commission will promote justice by focusing on the revisions concerning a lawyer's fiduciary duty in representing clients, the bounds of the law that curb client advocacy, and public access to justice.
Keywords: Ethics 2000, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers, Fiduciary Duty, Competence, Communication, Confidentiality, Conflict of Interest, Bounds of the Law, Pro Bono, Access to Justice, Unauthorized Practice, Justice
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