CH08 - Chapter Eight Chapter Special Issues in Advocacy In...

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Chapter Eight Chapter Eight Special Issues in Advocacy Special Issues in Advocacy In this chapter, you will learn about: The duty to represent clients zealously Unmeritorious claims, delay, and abuse of discovery Disruptive courtroom tactics and sanctions for those actions Sanctions for disobeying court orders Contempt power and its use Candor and honesty in areas involving paralegals Page 1 of 2
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Chapter Eight Chapter Eight Special Issues in Advocacy Special Issues in Advocacy Relationships and communications with judges Contact with jurors Contact with represented parties Contact with unrepresented parties Contact with witnesses Trial Publicity Special rules for prosecutors Page 2 of 2
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Unmeritorious Claims, Delay, Unmeritorious Claims, Delay, and Discovery Abuse and Discovery Abuse Two specific kinds of acts fall into this category: Actions that only serve to harass or to injure another maliciously Claims or defenses that are unwarranted under existing law unless the lawyer has a good faith argument to change the law
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