Canadian & U.S. Professional Responsibility (2480)

This Comparative Professional Responsibility course deals broadly with the law of lawyering in the United States and Canada. It focuses, primarily, on the principle Canadian and U.S. Codes and Rules of Professional Conduct.  Students will examine the law that will be addressed by and applied to them once they become lawyers.  Unique lessons may be learned from studying this law, particularly in a comparative setting.  Students will have the opportunity to gain a richer understanding of the problems clients experience with the law as encountered through their lawyer.  The course also raises important ethical and personal issues for the students, such as: “What kind of a lawyer do I want to be?”  

Course Details

  • Credits: 4