GOVT 325 Quiz Information about Legal Services
- Select three scriptures that support the purpose and prohibitions contained in Rule 7. Explain the moral principles contained in the scriptures selected that support the ethical principles contained in Chapter 7.
- Rule 7.2 prohibits a lawyer from stating or implying that the lawyer is certified as a specialist in a particular field of law in which no certification has been issued. How is this rule different from rule 7.1? According to this rule explain whether a lawyer is prohibited from advertising that the lawyer has expertise in a certain field when there is no certifying agency?
- Rule 7.1 reads, “A lawyer shall not make a false or misleading communication about the lawyer or the lawyer’s services. A communication is false or misleading if it contains a material misrepresentation of fact or law, or omits a fact necessary to make the statement considered as a whole not materially misleading.” Explain in your own words the purpose of this rule. Also, explain the purpose and meaning of the last phrase “A communication is false or misleading if it contains a material misrepresentation of fact or law, or omits a fact necessary to make the statement considered as a whole not materially misleading.”
- Explain in your own words the purpose for Rule 7.6 and give an example of the specific type of conduct that is prohibited by the rule.