LAWS 2190 Professional Responsibility (Fall/Spring: 3 )
This course focuses on central issues of professional responsibility faced by most lawyers in the practice of law, whether in the public or private sector. Included may be problems of client confidences, conflicts of interest, behavior in court, obligations to represent unpopular clients and other restrictions on a lawyer's own speech and actions. Other topics focus on the fundamental moral responsibility of lawyers, analyzed in terms of the rules governing attorney conduct, principles of moral philosophy and the pressures that create ethical blindness.
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