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Fall 2016
LAW406  BP  PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Course Description
This course introduces students to the ethical requirements of the practice of law in The United States based on the American Bar Association's Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Utilizing a problem-oriented casebook, the course covers the responsibilities of lawyers and their relationships with clients, the legal profession, the courts, and the public. Particular emphasis is placed on the lawyer's fiduciary duties of client control, communication, competence, confidentiality, and conflict of interest resolution.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-17-2016 - 11-29-2016   M  5:30 PM-8:20 PM F309

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Final Exam
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Professional Responsibility
Special Attributes: None
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s):
MPRE
Concentration(s): None

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Professor(s)

TAMAYO, JESSI


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: jtamayo@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-3870
Office: G359