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.

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LAWS 6103-001

Instructor(s): Judge Neil Gorsuch

Credits: 3

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue,Thu   4:40 PM - 5:55 PM   WOLF 205

Syllabus: Syllabus

First Assignment: For our first class on Tuesday August 27, please read pages 1-45, 56-68 of Lerman and Schrag, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law (Third Edition 2012). Also please skim the Model Rules of Professional Conduct in Gillers, Regulation of Lawyers: Statutes and Standards (Concise Edition 2013).


LAWS 6103-002

Instructor(s): David Skaggs

Credits: 3

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Mon,Wed   4:15 PM - 5:35 PM   WOLF 205


LAWS 6103-803

Instructor(s): Melissa Hart

Credits: 2

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue   4:15 PM - 5:55 PM   WOLF 306