ABA Center for Professional Responsibility - American Bar Association provides national leadership in developing and interpreting standards and scholarly resources in legal ethics, professional regulation, professionalism and client protection mechanisms.
American Legal Ethics Library - Codes and rules setting standards for professional conduct of lawyers organized on a state by state basis. Maintained by Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute (LII).
Ethics Institute - Dartmouth College site that strives to facilitate scholarship and teaching in applied and professional ethics. The Ethics Institute exists to foster the study of applied and professional ethics throughout the Dartmouth community.
LegalEthics - Ethics and the law links and information.
Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) - Regulates solicitors in England and Wales. Search, browse or print the Solicitors Code of Conduct and related material on professional conduct and regulation. Maintained by Wells & Drew.
What Paralegals Do (and What Lawyers Shouldn't Do?) - One of the most significant factors inflating legal costs is the use of people with seniority (and billing rates) higher than is necessary. Clients have every right to insist that law firms permit paralegal tasks to be performed only by paralegals. People, however, may differ as to which tasks can be appropriately assigned to paralegals. To assist clients and managers of outside counsel, this page lists tasks that are performed by paralegals.
KWSnet is an Internet subject directory providing special attention to U.S. national and international news, the arts, computing, culture, environment, law, literature, media, politics, science and technology. Based in San Francisco, California, KWSnet contains over 125,000 annotated links to resources worldwide. Use Search KWSnet, located at the top of each page, to search within this site. Use Ctrl-F (Windows) or ⌘-F (Mac) to search within individual pages.
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