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Professional Responsibility Resource Guide: Be Prepared to Practice Responsibly: Print Resources

Please use this LibGuide as a start to your research. This is not meant to represent all the available information on the topic of Professional Responsibility. For further help, please see a reference librarian.

Books

Here are just a few of the books available from the Gould Law Library on the subjects of legal ethics, professionalism and professional responsibility.  For more titles search the library's online catalog or ask a reference librarian.

Creating Effective Catalog Searches: Keywords and LCSH

To effectively search an online catalog or database you first need to identify which keywords will provide you with relevant results.

Here are some examples of keywords that will help you get started with your research on legal ethics, professionalism and professional responsibility:

ETHICS; PROFESSIONALISM; PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY; LAWYERING; CONDUCT; DISCIPLINE; DISBARMENT; SANCTIONS; LEGAL PRACTICE; CLIENT RELATIONS

The Gould Law Library online catalog allows you to search using Library of Congress Subject Headings. (LCSH)  These subject headings are a controlled vocabulary that has been developed to categorize and catalog resources on every subject.

Here are some LCSH that will help you find materials on legal ethics, professionalism and professional responsibility:

-- Lawyers --

-- Judicial ethics --

-- Professional ethics --

-- Legal ethics --

-- Practice of law --

-- Sociological jurisprudence --

-- Law --

-- Conflict of interest --

-- Confidential communications --

-- Law offices --

-- Legal assistants --