Teaching Criminal Law: Integrating Professional Responsibility
Stetson University - College of Law
September 25, 2013
Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-15
This short article suggests ways of introducing issues of professional responsibility into the first-year course in Criminal Law. Use of cases involving lawyer defendants and attorneys with questionable trial tactics, a class on theft that highlights ethical issues for both lawyers and law students, and an examination of the problems of client perjury are all discussed.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: Legal Education, Teaching Criminal Law, First Year Law, Professional Responsibility, Ethics
JEL Classification: K00, K14
Date posted: September 26, 2013 ; Last revised: November 21, 2013
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