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Legal Ethics in a Nutshell
Many law professors aim to probe deep ethical issues in class. But they need to cover the material that the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination requires. The Rotunda Nutshell fulfils that need as it digests the Model Rules in an engaging, analytical, and often critical way. In a surprisingly pithy manner, this book places the Rules in an historic context ...more
Paperback, 492 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Thomson West
(first published May 1st 2003)
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This "nutshell" summary goes above and beyond to prove that a summary can in fact be more convoluted, long-winded, and unnecessary than any comment in the original text. With a baffling array of digressions that fail to add any substance, this book attempts to take the Annotated Model Rules and condense them into a shorter and more readable work, but fails miserably on all points. The original text and annotations are far more clear and not significantly longer. Nutshell returns again and again ...more