Professional Responsibility - General – 6661

Fall 2019

This course examines the ethical issues that lawyers confront in diverse areas of practice. The primary focus will be on the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and state law. Students will also explore a broader set of ethical questions including how attorney ethics are defined, how they are depicted in pop culture, and what type of conduct lawyers should aspire to in their practice. The course will also consider strategies for reconciling personal values, the law, and the rules of lawyering.