ACU

Semester 1, 2016


LAWS305: Legal Ethics - Duties to the Court

11 pages

5,847 words

$34.00

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Description

These note summarise a lawyer's duties to the court, a topic covered in legal ethics. The topics included are:
- The lawyer as an officer of the court;
- Independence of the lawyer (independent judgment);
- Candour in presentation of the law and the facts;
- Duties when dealing with witnesses;
- Communications and relationship with the judge; and
- Abuse of process

All relevant cases are included and citied, often with an explanation of the case and or the holdings.

Author

Kayla

Campus

ACU, Melbourne (St Patrick's)

Member since

December 2012