Professional responsibility is one of the most rapidly changing fields in American law. New rules, not just new cases, emerge each year. Covering national as well as the New York and California standards on professional responsibility, this edition collects the most up-to-date and important standards that govern judicial and legal ethics. The book provides students, faculty, the practicing bar, and judges an essential examination of the many professional responsibility issues they will confront on a daily basis. The standards include the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, The American Lawyer's Code of Conduct, California Rules of Professional Conduct, New York Code of Professional Responsibility, Aspirational Goals on Lawyer.