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Professional Responsibility: A Case Study Approach
Professors B. Cohen and Mason
J.D. Course 361 | 2 credit hours
This course will teach professional responsibility in the way that professional responsibility issues present themselves to lawyers – during a representation of a client. Students will be provided with case studies -- detailed factual scenarios of lawyers representing clients in counseling, litigation and transaction settings – and will be asked to navigate the embedded professional responsibility issues in the case studies.
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.