The purpose of this course is to explore what it means to be an ethical lawyer by discussing a range of issues facing legal professionals while acquainting students with some of the specific guidelines for ethical professional conduct. Emphasis is on the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, ethics opinions from bar associations, common law and statutory materials. Successful completion (grade of C or better) of Professional Responsibility, either as an exam course or as a writing seminar, is required in order to graduate.
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You must have completed the following courses before enrolling in this course:
- LAW 0404 (Constitutional Law)
- LAW 0410 (Criminal Law I)
You may not register for this course if you are enrolled in or have already taken the following:
- LAW 0806 (Professional Responsibility)