Problems in Professional Responsibility|   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 554 - Problems in Professional Responsibility|

Credits: 3

A course that focuses on lawyers' ethical obligations in various areas of practice: criminal defense and prosecution, civil litigation, office practice, counseling, transactions work, corporate and organizational counsel, government, and the judiciary. The course also examines significant issues facing the profession, including limitations on advertising and solicitation, restrictions on the adversary model, and the national and global nature of the legal profession.

Prerequisites: None

Note: Second year block course. Satisfies Professional Responsibility requirement for graduation. Must earn a C or better to satisfy the graduation requirement. Students who have taken Professional Responsibility may not enroll. 2L priority registration.

Basis of Grade: Final examination and class participation

Form of Grade: Letter Grade