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Professional Responsibility



2019 Summer Online - Full Term

About This Class

This course examines an attorney’s obligations under ethical codes and law related to professional conduct.  Students should acquire comprehensive knowledge of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, and learn how to apply the Rules to resolve concrete ethical issues they may face in practice and on the Multi-State Professional responsibility Examination (MPRE).  Diverse areas of legal practice are covered with some special attention to issues facing environmental lawyers.  Case studies and problems are the primary vehicles for learning. 

Approved for JD Students Only.

Class Code

REQ 7265