ABA Journal

Model Rules of Professional Conduct

47 ABA Journal Model Rules of Professional Conduct articles.

Lawyers have a duty to disclose adverse legal authority even if it hurts their case

Attorneys are supposed to be zealous advocates for their clients and win their cases. Should they mention an adverse ruling and distinguish it, or just ignore the case and cite other authorities?

Should there be a duty of tech competence for judges? Survey raises questions

The ABA added a duty of technology competence to the model ethics rules for lawyers in August 2012, but no such duty has been added to the model rules…