Spring 2015 Course Schedule

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

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM (T) - Room 602

Enrolled: 57 / Limit: 60

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The first day of class is Tuesday, January 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm in Room 602.


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

The textbook information on this page was provided by the instructor. Students should use this information when considering purchases from the AU Campus Store or other vendors. Students may check to determine if books are currently available for purchase online.

1. 2014 Edition Model Rules of Professional Conduct by the American Bar Association’s Center for Professional Responsibility, ISBN: 978-1-62722-571-7; and
2. Course Packet posted on MyWCL, and is available for purchase on demand from the WCL Copy Center

First Class Readings

ABA Model Rules Book (2014 Edition): Preamble, Scope, Essay, Rule 1.0 Terminology, Unit One (Introduction) from the Copied materials pp 1-20. The cases are:
Red Dog, 625 A.2d 245
Unit Two (Duty of Competence)
Battle 646 A.2d 315


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