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
Date Written: August 24, 2009
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
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