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210 sec. 001 - Legal Profession (Spring 2020)

Instructor: David Jargiello  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Units: 2

Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.

Meeting:

    Th 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
    Location: Law 140
    From January 16, 2020
    To April 24, 2020

Course Start: January 16, 2020
Course End: April 24, 2020
Class Number: 31475

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 68
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 68
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM


This course will explore the ethical issues facing all lawyers in the practice of law. We will focus on the ABA’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct as well as ethics opinions, statutes, regulations and relevant case law, with consideration of California ethics rules on select issues. The course’s aim is to provide students the tools to identify and analyze ethical questions from a practical perspective. We will utilize real and hypothetical case studies to contextualize the various rules and learn a process for facing ethical dilemmas. This course is interactive and requires participation in the form of class discussion and small-group exercises. For this reason, attendance is required. Ten percent of the final grade will be determined by class participation.

Requirements Satisfaction:


This class satisfies the Professional Responsibility Requirement.


Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

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Readers:
A reader will be used in this class.

Books:
Required Books are in blue

  • Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law
    Lerman
    Edition: 4th 2016
    ISBN: 9781454863045
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $291.00
    Price Source: user provided
  • Model Rules of Professional Conduct, 2019 edition
    American Bar Association
    Edition: 2019
    ISBN: 9781641054294
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 34.95
    Price Source: user provided

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