Lawyer has the right to refuse to call a witness whom the Lawyer has reason to believe will commit perjury, despite the Client’s insistence that such witness be called.
Lawyers are subject to discipline if they advise a Client that particular conduct violates the Law, if the Client uses that information to engage in further criminal activity.
What was the name of a leading case dealing with the work product doctrine?
There are NO exceptions to the attorney work product doctrine.
Under Model Rule 1.8(f) an attorney may not accept compensation from a third party unless which of the following conditions are met:
Almost all of the duties set forth in Rule 3.3 depend on whether the lawyer has knowledge that the defendant intends to or has testified falsely.
The Model Rules of Professional Conduct prohibit the appearance of professional impropriety during the course of representation of a client.
The attorney-client privilege may be invoked with respect to a communication:
A lawyer MAY reveal confidential information gained during representation of a client, if the disclosure involves an allegation made against the Lawyer by the Client during a professional disciplinary proceeding.
Attorney client privilege may be waived.
Advantages of multiple representation include:
The ethical obligations of lawyers regarding false testimony in criminal cases differ greatly from those in civil cases, and Lawyers are afforded much more flexibility to allow testimony in civil matters.
Which of the following Federal Rule of Civil Procedure governs class action lawsuits?
Lawyer was contacted by two potential clients for representation on reckless driving charges. Both Clients were traveling together on two separate motorcycles when they were each clocked on police RADAR traveling 86 miles per hour in a 45 mile per hour zone. The police officer stopped both clients. The clients were traveling together, coming from the same location and were going to the same location. Lawyer may ethically represent both clients in their upcoming case.
Lawyers may use cloud computing, e-mail or other electronic forms of data collection and storage.
Associate attorney, fresh out of law school, has been hired by a law firm. The managing attorney in the law firm instructs the associate attorney to obtain new business for the firm. The associate is instructed by the managing attorney to go to the local hospital and identify individuals who have been injured in automobile accidents and to personally give them a business card from the firm. Which of the following is true?
Which of the following Model Rules of Professional Conduct codifies the substantial relationship test developed by Judge Weinfeld in T.C. Theatre Corp. v. Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Which of the following allows separately represented defendants to coordinate their defense and to share information without the loss of the attorney client privilege?
The language of the Model Rules of Professional conduct contains an explicit exception to the duty of confidentiality for matters of public information.
Generally, lawyers are permitted to ethically serve as counsel in a case where they will also serve as a witness.
Lawyer represents client in a contentious child custody manner. During the representation, Client tells Lawyer that he intends to kill his wife and children the next morning and then will commit suicide. Lawyer immediately informs the counsel for the wife and contacts law enforcement authorities. Which of the following are true:
Which of the following federal cases outlines protections to communications by corporate employees to corporate counsel?
In general, a lawyer can ethically act as an advocate in a case, even if the lawyer is going to be called as an important witness in the case.
Rule 1.7(a) prohibits concurrent conflicts of interest.
A Lawyer can NEVER represent a client on a matter that involves suing a former client.