Course Description

LAWS 6103
Legal Ethics and Professionalism
General Description:
Examines the legal profession as an institution, its history and traditions, and the ethics of the bar with particular emphasis on the professional responsibilities of the lawyer. Discusses the Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

Select Term:



LAWS 6103-001

Instructor(s):

Credits: 3

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue,Thu   2:25 PM - 3:40 PM   WOLF 305


LAWS 6103-002

Instructor(s):

Credits: 3

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Mon,Wed   4:40 PM - 6:00 PM   WOLF 305

Syllabus: Fall 2011 Legal Ethics Syllabus.pdf

First Assignment:
The Regulation of Lawyers: An Overview
Introduction, institutions that regulate lawyers, admission to practice, the character and fitness inquiry; on-call assignments determined.
Reading: 1-38, 45-59; skim Model Rules of Professional Conduct