legal ethics, ethical theory, attorney-client confidentiality, professional ethics, Model Rules of Professional Conduct, Model Code, Lawyers' Code of Conduct
Law | Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
This article presents a picture of each of the three theoretical models—autonomy, socialist, and deontological—and indicates how they differ from one another in their application to some aspects of attorney-client confidentiality, one of the most hotly debated topics of professional ethics.
D'Amato, Anthony and Eberle, Edward J., "Three Models of Legal Ethics" (2010). Faculty Working Papers. Paper 73.