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Spring 2020
6321 Professional Responsibility - SCHWARTZ, R- 25287

Professor(s): Richard Schwartz (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Procedure and Practice 

Time: 7:30p-9:00p  MW  Location: 240  TUII

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

Course Notes:   Quota=20.

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/02 9am-noon      

This course will have:
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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (10/21/2019 11:42:11 AM)

Book(s) Required

A. PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH, Knake et al. (2017) http://store.westacademic.com/Pearce_Professional_Responsibility_A_Contemporary_Approach_3d_9781634600163.html You MUST have this edition because there have been significant content revisions from the first and second editions. You may wish to register for the e-version of your textbook (see the inside front cover) or to purchase only the e-version, which you may do here: http://store.westacademic.com/ProfessionalResponsibility-A-Contemporary-Approach-3d-eBook-and-Learning-Library.html
B. AMERICAN BAR ASS’N MODEL RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT 2017, available online https://www.americanbar.org/groups/professional_responsibility/publications/model_rules_of_professional_conduct/. You must access these rules online. You are not required to purchase a print copy, but you might find it helpful to do so. The most affordable option is to purchase the ABA’s version.