Ethics in Litigation

Professor: Ross
Credits: 2
Pre/Corequisite: None

This course examines a broad range of ethical rules and principles which govern the conduct of attorneys in civil litigation. Among the topics to be addressed will be the ethical limits to witness preparation; how attorneys should deal with questionable and possibly false evidence; the limits on acquiring evidence; the ethical limits imbedded in the negotiation and settlement process; conflicts of interest issues in the litigation process; how the ethics rules govern attorney fee issues; and the interplay between the separate codes of ethics for lawyers and judges.

Course Number

7759

Course Meeting

Section Teacher Campus Term Bldg, Rm Days Times
92875 Michael Ross Brookdale Jan 17 to May 11, 2018 M 6:00 PM to 7:54 PM