Prioritizing Professional Responsibility and the Legal Profession: A Preview of the United States Supreme Court's 2009-2010 Term
Renee Newman Knake
University of Houston Law Center
August 24, 2009
Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy Sidebar, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2009
MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-15
During the 2009-2010 term, the United States Supreme Court will hear no fewer than ten cases related to the role of attorneys and the practice of law. This essay summarizes the upcoming cases in an effort to gain insights about the Court’s apparent increased interest in questions that address the obligations and duties of attorneys.
This is a revised version.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 31
Keywords: professional responsibility, legal ethics, supreme court, constitutional law
Date posted: August 26, 2009 ; Last revised: September 6, 2010