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    Paula D. Baron & Lillian C. Corbin (forthcoming). Ethics Begin at Home. Legal Ethics:1-13.
    ABSTRACTOver recent years, lawyer misconduct and regulation of the profession have been topics of considerable interest. Yet, when the topic of legal ethics is raised, the focus tends to be on lawyer conduct external to the firm: lawyer conduct in court; lawyer conduct vis-a-vis client; or lawyer conduct vis-a-vis opposing counsel or the judiciary. The recent National Attrition and Re-engagement Study, however, raises a different aspect of legal professional ethics. This Report found a widespread incidence of bullying, intimidation, discrimination and (...)
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    Andrew Boon (forthcoming). The Legal Professions’ New Handbooks: Narratives, Standards and Values. Legal Ethics:1-27.
    ABSTRACTThis article analyses the regulatory handbooks produced by the new regulators for solicitors and barristers, the main legal professions in England and Wales, following the Legal Services Act 2007. It focuses on the new codes of conduct and the 10 high-level regulatory standards that are a feature of each handbook. The article examines the ways in which key interests have been dealt with in the handbooks from the perspective of the historical narratives of the legal professions and their publications, including (...)
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    Alina A. El-Jawhari (forthcoming). The Regulation of Government Litigants and Their Lawyers: The Regulatory Force of Victoria’s Model Litigant Guidelines. Legal Ethics:1-26.
    ABSTRACTVictoria’s Model Litigant Guidelines aim to regulate the conduct of government parties in civil disputes in a manner that goes beyond the ethical duties of ordinary litigants. Despite the sheer number of disputes involving the Victorian government to which the regime applies, little academic attention has been given to Victoria’s MLGs. The article explores the nature and extent of the regulatory force exerted by the MLGs by applying regulatory theory to the MLG regime. Particular attention is given to applying Ayers (...)
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