Legal Externship Program: Legal Ethics


This CLASS IS RESTRICTED to students who have received permission from the Office of Experiential Education to enroll. This is the companion academic component for students enrolled in the Legal Externship: Fieldwork course. This two hour weekly seminar examines legal practice and the ethics of lawyering, including conflicts of interest, competency, confidentiality, pro bono obligations, special ethical obligations of government and in-house attorneys, and ethical billing. The seminar requires students to write a 15-page paper and make a class presentation. In addition, each student keeps a reflective journal chronicling their educational experience and reactions to the practice of law observed at the field placement. NOTE: Students who enroll in this component of the externship may count the credits towards the 6 credit Experiential Learning requirement or the Professional Responsibility requirement. It may not be used to satisfy more than one requirement. COREQUISITE: Legal Externship: Fieldwork (JD 924). GRADING NOTICE: This class does not offer the CR/NC/H option.
Fall 2017: LAW JD 925 , Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
A1Peggy MaiselAdrienne N. Smith3Wed4:20 pm - 6:20 pmLAW416
Spring 2018: LAW JD 925 , Jan 17th to Apr 25th 2018
B1Peggy Maisel3Wed4:20 pm - 6:20 pmLAW513