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American Legal Profession
J.D. Course 361 | 3 credit hours
This course combines material covered in the two-hour Professional Responsibility course with a broader examination of the legal profession. The course includes material on the history and sociology of the legal profession, the attorney-client relationship, the nature and practice of the regulation of the legal profession, and admission to the bar. The course is intended to enhance appreciation of the various settings in which issues of professional ethics arise and to illuminate tensions between personal and professional identity and morality.
This course meets the J.D. Professional Responsibility graduation requirement. Students may receive credit for only one offering in the Professional Responsibility series. For a list of the PR series courses, please see the Legal Profession/Professional Responsibility cluster essay. The courses in the PR series are open to only J.D. students.