Spring 2014 - Professional Responsibility
Baker, Lynn A
Credit Hours: 2 Course ID: 285 Unique # 29735
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Friday, May 2
8:30 am -
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
This survey course on lawyers' professional responsibilities is centered on two premises: (1) The practice of law is a business as well as a profession, and economic incentives therefore matter; and (2) more than 90 percent of all lawsuits settle. Thus, we will give special attention to the economic aspects of the attorney-client relationship and the various incentives that existing ethical Rules provide both lawyers and clients. We will also pay particular attention to a wide range of ethical issues surrounding the settlement process.
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This course fulfills the Professional Responsibility requirement for graduation. The exam will be a two-hour in-class exam.
Regulation of Lawyers: Problems of Law & Ethics
- Stephen Gillers
Aspen/Wolters Kluwer, edition: 9th 2012