Course Details

Legal Ethics: The Law of Professional Responsibility

This course is an examination of some of the ethical problems encountered in practice, as well as a general introduction to the American civil and criminal procedure contexts in which those ethical problems are resolved. Topics include: an attorney's duties of competence to and communication with clients, representing conflicting interests, attorney-client privilege, preserving client confidentiality, ethical issues in the context of class action and other aggregate settlements, the role of the judge and jury (including judicial and jury misconduct), and court and bar sanctions for misconduct. Final examination.

Catalog Number: LITARB 802E

Course History

Summer 2017
Title: Legal Ethics: The Law of Professional Responsibility
Faculty: Dana, David A. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 40     Actual: 36