• Professional Responsibility - General – 6661

    Summer 2017

Credits

3

Course

  • Course Equivalency

    Students may NOT earn credit if LAW 6600 PR, LAW 6662 PR-Business, LAW 6663 PR-Civil Trial Lawyer,  LAW 6664 PR-Criminal Law Ethics, LAW 6665 PR-Government, or LAW 6667 PR-Legal Malpractice was previously completed.

    Grad. Requirements
    • Professional Responsibility
    Subject Area
    • Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Advocacy
    • Professional Responsibility
    Student Year
    Upper Division
    Grade Base
    A - F
    Course type
    Lecture

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.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

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

P: 612-625-1000

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