Professional Ethics Seminar | L4480

This seminar will begin with brief introductions to ethics in general and professional ethics specifically, and then turn to in depth consideration of theoretical perspectives on lawyer’s ethics. For the remainder of the semester the seminar will focus on: (1) Comparative professional ethics: comparing the ethics of other professions--medicine, journalism and business, for example--with the ethics of lawyering. (2) Narrative ethics: stories (from literature, biography, or tradition) and how they inform ethical perception and choice. (3) Topics chosen by students for research and presentation.

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: By arrangement, this course MAY satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW).

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