Course Details

Legal Ethics in a Global Legal Practice

This course explores the professional and ethical obligations of lawyers in the United States and in other countries. Topics include ethical issues that arise in multinational practices, the organization and regulation of the bar, admissions, advertising and solicitation, client confidentiality, conflicts of interest, and rules of conduct in advocacy. While we will focus much of our attention on the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, we will also survey other sources of law and compare the professional codes of different countries. Registration Requirements: This course satisfies the legal ethics graduation requirement Evaluation Method: -Class participation and attendance -Several written assignments and/or short quizzes -7 to 10 page research paper on approved topic Class Materials: Molitero, and Paton, Global lssues in Legal Ethics, 2nd edition (West 2014) Lerman, Schrag and Gupta, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Model Rules, State Variations and Practice Questions (Wolter Kluwer 2015-2016 edition)

Catalog Number: LITARB 600G
Additional Course Information: Meets Ethics degree requirment


Course History

Fall 2017
Title: Legal Ethics in a Global Legal Practice
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Foster, Mary K. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 40

Spring 2017
Title: Legal Ethics in a Global Legal Practice
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Foster, Mary K. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 40

Fall 2016
Title: Legal Ethics in a Global Legal Practice
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Foster, Mary K. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 40

Spring 2016
Title: Legal Ethics in a Global Legal Practice
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Foster, Mary K. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 40

Fall 2015
Title: Legal Ethics in a Global Legal Practice
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Foster, Mary K. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 38

Spring 2015
Title: Legal Ethics in a Global Legal Practice
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Foster, Mary K. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 50     Actual: 40

Fall 2014
Title: Legal Ethics in a Global Legal Practice
Faculty: Muchman, Wendy J. (courses | profile)
Foster, Mary K. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 50     Actual: 48