A Lawyer's Responsibilities A lawyer, as a member of the legal profession, is a representative of clients, an officer of the legal system and a public citizen having a special responsibility for the quality of justice. As a representative of clients, a lawyer performs various functions.
It was when I started reading the content of the book that I began to realize the importance of R. Everything in it is a must to be learned. Lesson 1 enumerated the norms of conduct namely: These were thoroughly explained with the help of some situations.
I became absorb with the reflection for deepening wherein I was able to give my own point of view regarding the stated questions. It was a meaningful experience to organize my thoughts and ideas. It was really good that the questions were directed to me as a public servant. I became more aware of my duties and responsibilities and that these should be discharge with high standard of ethics.
Sometimes, the norms were overlooked by others. This was a good reminder and guide for us in the public service. If we will all be committed and dedicated to imbibe in our lives these norms, there will be good relationships between the people and government officials and employees.
The people will continue to support the different activities or programs of the government because they trust their officials. We will work hand in hand to achieve our ultimate goal of improving our country. Lesson II provided me with knowledge with regards to the prohibited acts and transactions, the system of incentives and awards, duties and responsibilities of public officials and employees, about divestment and penalties under the Code.
These are the things that public employees must know because of the nature of our work. This I believe would be my guide in discharging my duties and functions so all my decisions will all be legal so as to prevent any violations on the Code.
Lesson III was very meaningful since all the case studies presented were very timely. I was given an opportunity to express my ideas and opinions regarding the situations.
I would say that the insights I have drawn from this will be used and applied for better public service. It was nice that you have come up with this kind of program. I have learned a lot from this wonderful study.
Justness and Sincerity Can you recall an experience when your honesty was tested? Or when you became a victim of dishonesty? In my everyday life, I handle trusts due to the nature of my part time job which requires honesty.
My clients entrust me with their works and pay me appropriately. In the same time, I should produce to them a quality job and on time.
Plus, it will tarnish my integ rity to them and might result inthem firing me. This might be considered as honesty but given the consequences of my actions, itcould not be considered as just and sincere. In school, I also face challenges in my honesty. My seatmates were willing togive out some of their answers to me but I refused to accept it and thank them instead saying thatI appreciated their concern but I needed to do it by myself.
For me, it was honesty. Unfortunatelymy honesty was not converted into points in those exams and I failed.
Anyway, I was happy thatI preserved justice. Basically, all of us were victims of dishonesty. Thousands or even millions of pesos were stolenfrom the national funds of corrupt government officials and employees.REFLECTIONS ON THE DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM ON THE RULES OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL BEHAVIOR IN THE CIVIL SERVICE To be honest, when I enrolled in this DLP about R.A.
I was only concerned with the certificate that I will earn to be used in my quest for promotion. It was when I started reading the.
Those Rules were subject to thorough review and restatement through the work of the ABA Commission on Evaluation of the Rules of Professional Conduct ("Ethics Commission"), and have been subject to certain modifications in their adoption in Pennsylvania.
Model Rules of Professional Conduct: Table of Contents; both in professional service to clients and in the lawyer's business and personal affairs.
A lawyer should use the law's procedures only for legitimate purposes and not to harass or intimidate others. Virtually all difficult ethical problems arise from conflict between a lawyer's.
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure; Appellate Rules Forms; Federal judges must abide by the Code of Conduct for United States Judges, a set of ethical principles and guidelines adopted by the Judicial Conference of the United States.
Many federal judges devote time to public service and . Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure evidence indicating the likelihood that a judge’s conduct contravened this Code or a lawyer violated applicable rules of professional conduct.
(C) The duty to be respectful includes the responsibility to avoid comment or behavior that could reasonably be. ETHICS CODES AND CODES OF CONDUCT AS TOOLS FOR political and civil service – use ethical behavior.
As will be seen in the rest of this analysis, emotive elements are an important consideration in deciding how to create codes with impact.
II. Characteristics of Codes.