Professional Responsibility

SLN #: 15920
Course Prefix: LAW-638
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Harrison;Swisher

Course Description:
This course will explore the law of lawyering and the rules of professional conduct. The course will require students to become familiar with the rules of professional conduct and will examine and question the ethical rules governing the relationships between and among lawyers, clients, the courts and others with whom lawyers are likely to interact in their professional lives. The course methodology includes the frequent use of video vignettes and dialogue between and among class members and the instructor. The instructor regularly represents lawyers in malpractice cases and discipline proceedings, and these cases frequently form the basis for class discussion.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade or Letter Grade Only
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
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Regular attendance is expected and required.

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