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Professional Responsibility - Government
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Type

LEC

Credits

3 cr.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

Professional Responsibility of the Government Lawyer:

This course is a survey of rules of professional responsibility for lawyers with an emphasis on the rules that apply to lawyers working for the government. Issues covered include client conflicts for lawyers moving in and out of government, who is the client of a lawyer representing a government agency, the ethics of opinion writing for the Department of Justice and other government agencies, ethics rules for prosecutors, ethics rules and other regulations pertaining to political activity by government employees (the Hatch Act), federal conflict of interest rules for current and former government employees, federal gift rules, federal financial disclosure rules, ethics rules for judges and a brief survey of developments under state ethics law.

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Fall 2013: Professional Responsibility - Government

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

lawschool.westlaw.com... courseid=163516

Details:

(see course description, above)

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Fall 2012: Professional Responsibility - Government

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

lawschool.westlaw.com... courseid=142596

Details:

For the first day students in the Professional Responsibility Government course should read Chapter 1 of my book Getting the Government America Deserves.

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