LAW Professional Responsibility in Business Practice
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Professional Responsibility in Business Practice
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Related Elective for those interested in Ethics : A clear understanding of the regulation of the legal profession and its rules of conduct is essential for every lawyer. Every student must complete a course in legal ethics and professional responsibility in order to graduate from law school and to be admitted to practice. This course and Legal Ethics both survey the major ethical issues encountered in law practice, covering an individual lawyer’s responsibilities, the regulatory structure of the profession and its rules of conduct.
General course Description:
This course surveys the basic themes of the law governing lawyers. It includes both the state disciplinary codes (with special reference to New York and California) and aspects of the law of contract, torts, crime, tax, securities and other areas that pertain distinctively to lawyering. The principal topics are the meaning of the "rule of law" as it pertains to lawyer conduct, the regulatory structure of the profession, confidentiality, lawyer complicity in client illegality (with special reference to fraud and obstruction of justice), conflicts, and distinctive issues arising in corporate practice, government representation, and criminal defense.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law