Professional Responsibility

SLN #: 74333
Course Prefix: LAW-638
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Winer

Course Description:
This course will examine the law and ethics of lawyering. Emphasis will be given to the formally promulgated A.B.A. Model Rules that govern the professional responsibility of lawyers and their interpretation and application. Case law and other statutes and rules of professional conduct also will be considered, as well as issues in ethics and moral philosophy that inform the articulated standards.

A more or less traditional casebook approach will be supplemented with assigned readings.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade or Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: No
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 35
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Mid Term or Other Exam: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: No
Participation Points: Yes - according to Law School policy
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.