LAW 6641

LAW 6641

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the law governing lawyers in a variety of practice settings, including transactional, counseling, and civil and criminal litigation. The course is not focused merely on the ABA's Model Rules, but draws extensively from judicial decisions in malpractice and disqualification cases, the new Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers, and other sources of law. A major theme is the relationship between state bar disciplinary rules and the generally applicable law of tort, contracts, agency, procedure, and crimes. Another significant theme is the prevention of attorney discipline and malpractice liability through advance planning.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

Satisfies Requirement Satisfies the professional responsibility requirement.

Comments Enrolling in this course does not prohibit enrollment in another professional responsibility course.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17312LAW 6641  LEC 001