LAW 525: Professional Responsibility

This course addresses the lawyer's ethical obligations under the ABA Rules of Professional Conduct. Lawyers are governed by professional rules and are subject to disciplinary sanctions for non-compliance. But the lawyer's duty to act ethically and professionally goes beyond the model rules. In addition to discussion of the ethical behavior demanded, the course will examine the rules of professional conduct and the values and responsibilities promoted through the rules. The course will explore how the rules' ethical requirements interplay with conscience and moral beliefs, and how adherence to the rules can create social, familial and religious dilemmas for attorneys.

2023 Spring
12240 01 Lecture 45 3.00
Days Start End Location
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 6:30 PM EST 7:55 PM EST Law School 234
Instructor: Amy Vaughan-Thomas Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person