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Lgl Ethics (LAW-550-003)
Dorsainvil, Driver

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM (T) - Room 503

Enrolled: 59 / Limit: 60


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This course addresses the ethical requirements governing admission to the Bar and the practice of law. The issues we will examine are subject to various rules of conduct. Our focus is on the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, a version of which has been adopted in most states, as well as the D.C. and Maryland Rules of Professional Conduct. In practice, you will be governed by the rules adopted by each tribunal that admits you to practice.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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1. 2013 Edition Model Rules of Professional Conduct by the American Bar Association’s Center for Professional Responsibility, ISBN-13: 978-1627220071; and 2. Copied Course Materials you can obtain from copy services at WCL.

First Class Readings

ABA Book: Preamble, Scope, Essay, Rule 1.0 Terminology Unit One Introduction Copied material pp 1-20 Red Dog, 625 A.2d 245 Unit Two Duty of Competence Battle 646 A.2d 315


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