code of professional responsibility
n.
A compilation of guidelines for the professional conduct and ethical behavior of attorneys and legal professionals; has been replaced by the Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Code of Professional Responsibility
A set of rules governing the ethical conduct of attorneys in the practice of the law. It covers such topics as conflicts of interest, honesty with clients, confidentiality, and conduct toward other attorneys and the courts. First developed and pushed by the American Bar Association (ABA), the code has been replaced in most states by the Model Rules of Professional Conduct.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


Code of Professional Responsibility

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


Code of Professional Responsibility
The rules of conduct that govern the legal profession.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

Code of Professional Responsibility
n.
   a set of rules governing the ethical conduct of attorneys in the practice of the law. It covers such topics as conflicts of interest, honesty with clients, confidentiality and conduct toward other attorneys and the courts. First developed and pushed by the American Bar Association, the code has been adopted by most states.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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