Prioritizing Professional Responsibility and the Legal Profession: A Preview of the United States Supreme Court's 2009-2010 Term

31 Pages Posted: 26 Aug 2009 Last revised: 6 Sep 2010

Renee Newman Knake

University of Houston Law Center

Date Written: August 24, 2009

Abstract

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.

Keywords: professional responsibility, legal ethics, supreme court, constitutional law

Suggested Citation

Knake, Renee Newman, Prioritizing Professional Responsibility and the Legal Profession: A Preview of the United States Supreme Court's 2009-2010 Term (August 24, 2009). Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy Sidebar, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2009; MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-15 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1461091

Renee Newman Knake (Contact Author)

University of Houston Law Center ( email )

Houston, TX 77003
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.uh.edu/faculty/main.asp?PID=5141

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