Research guides

Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct

ABA Rules

"The [Model Rules of Professional Conduct] simply provide a framework for the ethical practice of law." ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Preamble and Scope ¶ 16 (2016).

Online Resources

ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct American Bar Association
Current edition only. See Model Rules of Professional Conduct for information about the Model Rules, including A Legislative History, Implementation of Model Rules Changes, and Restatement Comparison.

Print Resources

ABA Compendium of Professional Responsibility Rules and Standards ABA
Contains a variety of model rules, codes, canons, and creeds, including: ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility, ABA Model Code of Judicial Conduct, and ABA Practice Guidelines.
Library also has previous editions: see all.

Annotated Model Code of Judicial Conduct ABA

Annotated Model Rules of Professional Conduct ABA
Library also has previous editions: see all.

Model Code of Judicial Conduct ABA
Library also has previous edition.

Model Rules of Professional Conduct ABA
Library also has previous editions: see all.
Not published every year.

Legislative History Materials