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Researching Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Tips for Finding Books

The library has a very large collection of materials on legal ethics, legal malpractice, and professional responsibility. A few of these books are listed below, but it's impractical to list all of the library's holdings in this guide, so this should not be taken as a comprehensive list.

The library's collection includes dozens of books aimed at various audiences - attorneys, judges, scholars, and the public. To locate these books, try a keyword or subject search in the library catalog using one of the following subject headings, or ask a reference librarian for assistance.

  • Legal Ethics -- United States
  • Judicial Ethics -- United States
  • Attorney and Client -- United States
  • Lawyers -- Malpractice
  • Lawyers -- United States -- Discipline

Study Aids

Print Books

For background on ethics and professional responsibility for lawyers or for help getting started, take a look at the following recommended resources. All books can be found by searching in the Law Library's catalog.