Course Description

Professional Responsibility: Ethical Criminal Practice - LAW690
2 Credits

This course focuses on the attorney's ethical obligations to the profession, the court and the client under the rules and requirements that govern attorney behavior in the context of criminal practice. Subjects covered include the respective autonomy of the attorney and client; the duty of confidentiality and its limits; conflicts of interests; and ethical responsibilities in the investigation and trial of criminal cases. (No prerequisite. Satisfies Professional Responsibility Requirement.)