The Duty of Zealous Representation for Lawyers

TitleThe Duty of Zealous Representation for Lawyers
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsLadenson, R
Corporate Authorsof Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, IIT
Date Published04/1995
PublisherCenter for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsLaw , professional responsibility
AbstractSmith, a lawyer, is defending a young woman named Joan accused of shoplifting a Christmas ornament costing $2.00. In an interview Smith had with the owner of the store before the trial, the store owner mentioned some key details that may help his client. During the store owners testimony, he leaves out these details. Should Smith bring up these points during the cross examination of the store manager?
NotesCase study from the 1995 Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. Copyright, Robert Ladenson, Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1995.
URLhttp://ethics.iit.edu/EEL/Shoplifting.pdf
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