• Lawyers in Film – 6111

    Spring 2014




  • Subject Area
    • Professional Responsibility
    • Perspectives
    Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type
    Grad. Requirements
    Upper Division Legal Writing
  • Cribari, Stephen J.
This course examines the influence Hollywood has had on how society perceives lawyers, the legal profession, and the ethical standards of the legal profession. Students will critically evaluate popular media, identify and evaluate ethical issues, and gain an increased understanding of the role in society played by lawyers and the legal system. In addition to viewing a variety of films and television programs, discussing them in class, and engaging in small group work, students will conduct research and write a paper on a law and/or ethics topic depicted in film and television programs.

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University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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