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Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Research

Finding professional responsibility rules (ABA and California) and ethics opinions, as well as practice guides, books and articles on legal ethics and professional responsibility

Co-Director of the Library

Amy Wright
Contact:
415-422-5112

Practice Guides & Other Secondary Sources

These sources give overviews of the law of professional responsibility and cite to primary materials, such as major statutes, rules, and cases.

Paper Topic Ideas & Recent Ethics Developments

Browse or search these sources to get an idea of the most controversial or widely-discussed legal ethics issues.

California Rules of Professional Conduct

The State Bar of California has Rules of Professional Conduct and related rules, statutes and other materials on its web site.

Annotated Rules of Professional Conduct are included in West's and Deering's annotated California codes in print and online.

ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct

Here are some sources for the ABA Model Rules (with comments), as well as some additional materials with helpful information on the Model Rules.

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