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Ethical responsibilities of corporate lawyers

Ethical responsibilities of corporate lawyers

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  • Corporate lawyers -- United States -- Congresses.

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    Statementsponsored by Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law Committee on Counsel Responsibility and Liability.
    ContributionsAmerican Bar Association. Committee on Counsel Responsibility and Liability.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14551804M

    Rule 8. Rules of Professional Conduct. — Rule replaced in its entirety by order filed Septem , effective January 1, PREAMBLE AND SCOPE. PREAMBLE: A LAWYER'S RESPONSIBILITIES [1] A lawyer is an expert in law pursuing a learned art in service to clients and in the spirit of public service and engaging in these pursuits as part of a common calling to . And finally because lawyers are a privileged class for only lawyers can, for reward, take on the causes of others and bring them before the courts. The application of ethical principles to the legal profession. There are a number of applications of ethical responsibilities so far as the practice of law is concerned.


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