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697 - Oxford Comparative Legal Professions
Professor: Christopher J. Whelan
Semester: 2009 Summer
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
This course examines the legal professions in England and the United States. It examines the ways in which services are delivered to clients in the two countries, and will challenge commonly held assumptions about lawyers and the legal profession. Reference also will be made to the comparative ethical requirements imposed upon lawyers in the United States and England. The course will be taught by Professor Christopher Whelan who has taught legal profession courses in both Great Britain and the United States. This course may satisfy state bar or law school requirements in professional responsibility. Students are advised, however, to check their local requirements.
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