Legal Ethics Principles Quiz

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Legal ethics only concerns the duties of an attorney towards the court.

False

The law is considered a trade or a craft rather than a profession.

False

Lawyers should only master the tenets and principles of law without fidelity to them.

False

The sources of legal ethics include the Civil Code, Penal Code, and Local Government Code.

True

A lawyer should always present false statements of fact or law to mislead the judge.

False

It is acceptable for a lawyer to reveal the secrets of their client if it serves the interest of the case.

False

A lawyer is encouraged to delay legal proceedings for personal gain.

False

In the defense of a person accused of crime, a lawyer should present every possible defense allowed by law.

True

The legal profession is considered a trade focused on reaping large profits.

False

Attorneys may freely advertise their services to attract more clients.

False

The main goal of legal advocacy is to maximize profits for the attorney.

False

An attorney's obligations to the client should be prioritized over personal interests and financial gains.

True

Test your knowledge of legal ethics principles based on the book 'Legal and Judicial Ethics' by Atty. Ruben E. Agpalo. Explore concepts such as maintaining truth and honor, avoiding misleading statements to judges, preserving client confidentiality, and refusing compensation related to clients.

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