Professional Responsibility

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE, WED 1:15 - 2:05 pm TNH 3.126

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Take-home May 6, 2013

Description

ENROLLMENT RESTRICTED TO LL.M. AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENTS. This course, for LL.M. and foreign exchange students only, centers on the law governing the conduct of lawyers and the legal profession. Central to the course are issues arising out of confidentiality concerns, including the lawyer's duty to preserve a client's confidences, conflicts issues, restrictions on communications with another lawyer's client, and conduct during trial. The course will also cover issues involving the nature of the lawyer-client relationship, such as fees and client autonomy, as well as issues regarding the regulation of the legal profession. Grades will be based on one or more take-home examinations.