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Professional Responsibility and Ethics

Legal ethics is a complicated topic, and encompasses more than just a set of rules.  Rather, it can present complex research questions, involving bar association ethics opinions, Model Rules, case law, disciplinary hearings, legal malpractice and criminal appeals.

This research guide is designed to serve as a starting-point for research in legal ethics and professional responsibility, and comprises sources for primary and secondary source research.  It was revised in March 2022 by Martha Goldman.