Criminal Law Ethics

Focuses on the criminal lawyer’s ethical and professional obligations to the client, the court, his adversaries, and society. Using the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility, students will use exercises and role play to explore how the lawyer successfully balances competing interests confronted in the practice of criminal law. This course building on the required Professional Responsibility course by focusing on those rules most applicable to the criminal law practitioner and how they are applied in the context of a criminal law practice.

Course Number: D-477

Credits: 2