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Legal Ethics (ITA)

This section is coordinated with Introduction to Trial Advocacy (ITA) and its companion Evidence (ITA) course. You must be taking or have taken Trial Advocacy (ITA) Course to take this course. In this section students will participate in simulated interviews, counseling sessions, negotiations, and trial exercises that present central issues in professional responsibility. Students will defend and prosecute simulated cases against attorneys; other students will deliberate on the cases and present opinions. The course will cover the traditional range of topics in Professional Responsibility, with an emphasis on those that arise in relation to litigation and negotiation. Students will be asked to keep a journal, commenting on the various ethics simulations. This course satisfies the legal ethics requirement. Evaluation: Grades are assigned on the basis of an "Ethics Journal" kept by each student over the course of the semester. There is no exam. Prerequisite: Introduction to Trial Advocacy (ITA) is a co-requisite (or pre-requisite) for this course. Teaching method: Lecture, discussion and simulation Text:


Catalog Number: LITARB 607
Practice Areas: Civil Lit. and Dispute ResolutionRequired
Additional Course Information: Meets Ethics degree requirment


Course History

Fall 2013
Title: Legal Ethics (ITA)
Faculty: Burns, Robert P. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 100     Actual: 56



Fall 2012
Title: Legal Ethics (ITA)
Faculty: Burns, Robert P. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 100     Actual: 79



Fall 2011
Title: Legal Ethics (ITA)
Faculty: Burns, Robert P. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 100     Actual: 69



Fall 2010
Title: Legal Ethics (ITA)
Faculty: Burns, Robert P. (courses  |  homepage)
Crawford, Cathryn S.
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 100     Actual: 65