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736.01 - Legal Profession
Professor: Jonathan Coughlan
Semester: 2011 Autumn
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? Yes
Means of Assessment: Exam and Class Attendance
Special Notes: Extra minutes are built into the schedule in case the professor -- an active attorney -- has to cancel classes for court appearances.
The student will acquire working familiarity with the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, th Ohio Code of Judicial Conduct, and procedures governing attorney discipline in Ohio. It covers important differences in jurisdictions other than Ohio. This will be accomplished by studying hypotheticals, case law, the Rules and Codes, and selected readings. Emphasis will be placed on the use of hypotheticals and classroom discussions for the student to recognize and resolve dilemmas stemming from legal, professional, and personal dilemmas that are likely to occur during the practice of law.
- Satisfies Legal Profession/Substance Abuse Requirement
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