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Spring 2020
6321 Professional Responsibility - ROCHVARG- 19527

Professor(s): Arnold Rochvarg (VISITING)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Procedure and Practice 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  MW  Location: 240  BLB

Course Outline: This course is a study of the legal and ethical responsibilities of members of the legal profession. A required course, Professional Responsibility focuses on both the Model Rules of Professional Conduct as well as the current law governing the conduct of lawyers.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Estimated Class Schedule

Worksheet #1

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: The readings and questions on Worksheet #1 will be covered the first three classes. Class #1 will cover the readings for "Introduction." Class #2 will cover Items 1-5 on Confidentiality. Class #3 will cover Items 6-11 on Confidentiality.

Final Exam Schedule: 05/01 1-4pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (11/7/2019 10:44:04 AM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: (1) Ronald Rotunda, Legal Ethics in a Nutshell, 5th edition (2018), West Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-64020-597-0; (2) 2019 ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct (any print or online version of the 2019 Rules).

Other readings for the course will be available online and provided by the Professor.