Research guides

Legal Ethics & Professional Conduct

Secondary Materials

Member Databases

American Bar Association Journals
Available on HeinOnline.
Various ABA journals have articles on ethics, including ABA Journal, Brief, Criminal Justice, Public Lawyer, and more.

Judicial Conduct and Ethics
Available on the LexisNexis Digital Library.
Also available in print.

The Law of Lawyering
Available on Treatises On Fastcase.

Law Journals and Law Reviews
Available on HeinOnline.
Various law journals have articles on ethics. Ethics specific titles include Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics; Legal Ethics; Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy; and more.

Restatement of the Law: The Law Governing Lawyers
Available on HeinOnline.
Also on the library's Westlaw computers and in print.

Onsite Print & Electronic

Annotated Standards for Imposing Lawyer Sanctions American Bar Association

Current Developments in Federal Civil Practice Practising Law Institute
See chapter on Ethical Issues. Library has annual volumes: 2000-present.

Judicial Conduct and Ethics LexisNexis
Also available on the LexisNexis Digital Library.
Library also has previous editions: see all.

The Law Governing Lawyers: Model Rules, Standards, Statutes, and State Lawyer Rules of Professional Conduct Wolters Kluwer

The Law of Lawyering Aspen Publishers
Library copy last updated 10/2013. For current version see Treatises On Fastcase.

Lawyer Disqualification: Disqualification of Attorneys and Law Firms Banks and Jordan Law Pub. Co.
Library also has previous edition: see all.

Legal Ethics and Social Media: A Practitioner's Handbook American Bar Association

Legal Ethics in a Nutshell West

Pennsylvania Ethics Handbook Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Library also has previous editions: see all.

Pennsylvania Judicial Discipline Handbook Bisel

Red Flags: A Lawyer's Handbook on Legal Ethics ALI-ABA
Library also has previous edition: see all.

Restatement of the Law: The Law Governing Lawyers American Law Institute
Also on the library's Westlaw computers and on HeinOnline.

Research Tip

Members who visit the library may also want to browse the stacks around call numbers KF306 (General Collection) and KFP76 (Pennsylvania Collection).