Richard Abel on Lawyers in the Dock: Lawyers and Disciplinary Cases
By University at Buffalo Law School
Welcome to UBLaw Conversations, a production of University at Buffalo
Law School and the Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy. Today is
November 19, 2008, and I'm James Milles, Professor of Law.
Our guest today is Richard L. Abel, Mitchell J. Connell Professor of Law, University of California at Los Angeles. Professor Abel's new book, Lawyers in the Dock,
examines some of the most common ethical complaints made about lawyers.
Using detailed records of disciplinary proceedings, he describes six
cases based on three of the most common complaints: client neglect, fee
disputes, excessive loyalty to clients. Professor Abel is interviewed
here by Joseph Gerken, Reference Librarian, University at Buffalo Law
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