Foreword: Civil Procedure and the Legal Profession

6 Pages Posted: 27 Mar 2011


This Foreword introduces the papers of the 2011 Fordham Law Review symposium on Civil Procedure and the Legal Profession. The papers address a number of topics at the intersection of procedure and legal ethics, including sanctions, conflicts of interest, work product doctrine, evidence preservation, attorneys’ fees, class actions, and the duties of MDL leadership counsel. The Foreword introduces these papers and briefly reflects on the perspectives of proceduralists and ethicists.

Keywords: legal ethics, professional responsibility, legal profession, civil procedure

JEL Classification: K41

Suggested Citation

Erichson, Howard M., Foreword: Civil Procedure and the Legal Profession. Fordham Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 5, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1792827, Available at SSRN:

Howard M. Erichson (Contact Author)

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