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Introduction (0:31) What constitutes unauthorized practice of law? Why isn't it defined by the American Bar Association Model Rules? (4:15) Why isn't it automatically ineffective assistance of counsel if a lawyer violates the duty of competence? (6:09) Are the duty of confidentiality and attorney-client privilege the same thing? (6:40) Is a lawyer allowed to represent a party and also serve as a witness in the same trial? (4:32) Why is a lawyer required to let a criminal defendant testify if the lawyer believes the testimony will be false? (5:39) Why can a client hire a lawyer on a contingency fee basis in a personal injury case, but not a criminal matter or a divorce? (5:46) Why are judges allowed to rule on their own disqualification motions? (6:28) What should a prosecutor do if she recieves evidence after a conviction that the convicted defendant is innocent? (4:50) What should a lawyer do if she learns that a client lied during trial testimony and the client refuses to tell the judge? (6:10) Is a junior lawyer protected if a senior lawyer directs her to engage in behavior that seems unethical? (4:24).
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