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): Judge Neil Gorsuch

Credits: 3

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Mon,Wed   4:40 PM - 6:00 PM   WOLF 205

Syllabus: Fall 2012 Legal Ethics Syllabus.pdf

First Assignment:
1. Lerman and Schrag, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law (Third Edition 2012) ---read pages 1-45, 56-68

2. Gillers, Regulation of Lawyers: Statutes and Standards (Concise Edition 2012) -- skim Model Rules of Professional Conduct.


LAWS 6103-002

Instructor(s): David Skaggs

Credits: 3

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue,Thu   4:15 PM - 5:35 PM   WOLF 205