Instructor(s): Markus Dubber, Robert Centa

For graduate students, the course number is LAW7049HF.

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 may include: the solicitor-client relationship, the roles and responsibilities of the advocate in 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

First Term
Credits
3
Hours
2

Enrolment

Maximum
65
60 JD
5 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

Th: 6:10 - 8:00