Primary Source Documents
ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct (2002 ed.) from the American Bar Association. Full-text of the rules.
Code of Conduct for United States Judges from the ABA.
Published opinions of the MBA Committee on Professional Ethics dating back to 1973. Search by keyword or browse the collection. Membership needed.
Office of Bar Counsel/Board of Bar Overseers web site includes Rules of Professional Conduct; SJC Rule 4:01-Bar Discipline; Rules of the Board of Bar Overseers; recent orders of the Supreme Judicial Court; procedures for filing a complaint.
ABA Center for Professional responsibility provides headnote summaries of recent ABA Ethics Opinions.
Annotated links to ethics and professional conduct codes for the States.
Legal Ethics Journals
International journal of social political and legal philosophy, published by the University of Chicago Press. Available table of contents from 1996.
Interdisciplinary journal focussing on the philosophical aspects of environmental problems. Provides cumulative index from 1979.
Search for citations to articles by author and title.
The nation's first periodical on legal ethics.
Links to full-text of the most recent issue.
Legal Ethics Blog
Legal Ethics Forum
Information about publications, current projects and upcoming events. Very useful for annotated links to other legal ethics and professional responsibility pages.
National organization of more than 20,000 lawyers and judges engaged in promoting professionalism and civility in the practice of law.
Organization dedicated to providing scholarship, debate and critical thought for professionals involved in law, health care, policy and ethics.
University of South Carolina School of Law Center on Professionalism
Major Collections of Legal Ethics Information
Provides links to ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, state ethics opinions and annotated model rules and codes.
Findlaw's links to ethics and professional responsibility law documents, articles, discussion groups, Supreme Court decisions, CLE programs and legal associations.
Links to state ethics opinions and rules governing lawyer advertising, confidentiality and government ethics.
Law Journal Extra article on annotated sites for legal ethics research web sites.
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