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210.15 sec. 1 - Legal Ethics in the Practice of Law (Fall 2014)
"Professional Responsibility"

Instructor: Carol M Langford  (view instructor's profile)
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Units: 2
Meeting Time: Th 3:35-5:25
Meeting Location: 140

Course Start: August 28, 2014
Class Number (formerly Course Control Number) (Non-1Ls): 49549

This course satisfies the professional responsibility ABA requirement for graduation and prepares the student to take the Bar exam. It is a lecture course where the class will cover both the ABA Rules of Professional Conduct and the California Rules of Professional Conduct. The class will also cover applicable Business & Professions Code sections. We will take a problem approach to analyzing the ethical principles that apply in the actual practice of law.
Professor Carol M. Langford ( been an adjunct professor both at the University of San Francisco School of Law and at Hastings College of the law and has been teaching since 1993. She is the past Chair of the California Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct and the Law Practice Management & Technology Section. She Chaired the Council of Section Chairs, and was the Chair of the ABA Intellectual Property Ethics Committee. Ms. Langford has co-authored the nationally adopted textbook Legal Ethics in the Practice of Law (Lexis, 3rd Ed.) and The Moral Compass of the American Lawyer: Truth, Justice, Power & Greed (Ballantine). She was awarded the Lichtenstein Distinguished Professorship of Legal Ethics Award from Hoftra University in New York. She practices law in Walnut Creek and her specialty is providing ethics advice and representation to lawyers, doctors, nurses and real estate brokers.

Requirements Satisfaction:

This course satisfies the Professional Responsibility Requirement.

Exam Notes: F
Course Category: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
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Required Books are in blue

  • Legal Ethics in the Practice of Law
    Edition: Fourth
    ISBN: 9781422418345
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined
  • Rules, Statutes
    ISBN: 9780769882062
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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