Instructor(s): Michael Code, John Norris

For graduate students, the course number is LAW7049HS.

Note: This course satisfies the “Legal Ethics” graduation requirement.

Students taking this course may not enroll in LAW287H - Legal Ethics and Lawyer Regulation Intensive.

This course introduces students to legal ethics and professional responsibility. The foundations of ethical reasoning, the Rules of Professional Conduct, and the principles and values which underlie legal ethics will be examined. Topics to be considered include: the solicitor-client relationship, the roles and responsibilities of the advocate in both civil and criminal litigation, conflicts of interest, privilege and confidentiality, whistle-blowing, the roles and responsibilities of corporate or government counsel, and the regulation of the legal profession.

Evaluation
3-hour open book examination (100%).

At a Glance

Second Term
Credits
3
Hours
2

Enrolment

Maximum
65

60 JD
5 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

T: 6:10 - 8:00