This course uses the specific ethical dilemmas confronting public interest and civil government lawyers as the primary resource for investigating the legal ethics rules, the role of the lawyer in society, and the connections between legal ethics and political philosophy. The students and the teacher work collaboratively on developing the specific curriculum for the semester.
Satisfies the Professional Responsibility requirement. A fourth credit is available for students who wish to satisfy the writing requirement. Attendance at the first class is mandatory. Students must attend first class students without excused absence will be dropped from the course.