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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2013

Professional Responsibility

Instructor: Silver, C Credits: 2 Course ID: 285 Unique #29426
     Day    Time   Location
   Tuesday 1:15 pm - 2:05 pm TNH 3.126
   Wednesday 1:15 pm - 2:05 pm TNH 3.126
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Take-home Monday, May 6
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
ENROLLMENT RESTRICTED TO LL.M.  AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENTS.

This course, for LL.M.  and foreign exchange students only, centers on the law governing the conduct of lawyers and the legal profession.  Central to the course are issues arising out of confidentiality concerns, including the lawyer's duty to preserve a client's confidences, conflicts issues, restrictions on communications with another lawyer's client, and conduct during trial.  The course will also cover issues involving the nature of the lawyer-client relationship, such as fees and client autonomy, as well as issues regarding the regulation of the legal profession.

Grades will be based on one or more take-home examinations.

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