This year, like many years, has been marked by increasing public concern over legal ethics. Public attention has been drawn to lawyers' participation in scandals such as the misuse of funds by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the collapse of the savings and loan industry, and numerous ethical breaches by members of Congress.
Timothy M. Kaine,
Annual Survey of Virginia Law: Professional Responsibility,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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