PA230 Introduction To Legal Technology
Unit 2 Quiz
Question 1 Which of the following prevents the disclosure of confidential information as evidence:
conflict of interest
claim of privilege
duty of candor
duty of fairness
Question 2 The term that refers to a person authorized to act on behalf of another is:
Question 3 This doctrine provides a limited protection for material prepared by the attorney, in anticipation of litigation or for trial.
Question 4 Which of the following is true?
Confidentiality is an ethical obligation; privilege is a rule of evidence.
Confidentiality is a rule of evidence; privilege is a rule of evidence.
Confidentiality is an ethical obligation; privilege is an ethical obligation.
Confidentiality is a rule of evidence; privilege is an ethical obligation.
Question 5 Ethics are the minimally accepted standards of conduct in a profession. For lawyers, ethics are determined by state law, which is primarily based on the following:
The Model Rules of Professional Conduct
The Federal Rules of Evidence
The Federal Rules of Judicial Conduct
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Question 6 The supervising attorney will suffer any sanctions that result from a failure of the members of the legal team to follow and enforce the ethical rules.
Question 7 Inadvertent disclosure of confidential information:
is admissible in court.
may be admissible in court depending on the rule adopted in the jurisdiction.
is inadmissible if the attorney promptly tries to retrieve it.
is not admissible in court.
Question 8 Ethical guidelines require lawyers to provide competent representation. In the technology age, lawyers need to be able to communicate with clients:
about how electronic documents are created
the sources of electronic documents
the methods used to retrieve the documents
all of the above
Question 9 Another phrase used to describe a virtual law practice is:
Trusts and Estates
Question 10 The use of the Internet and other forms of electronic communication do not change the rules regarding the unauthorized practice of law.