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Teaching Criminal Law: Integrating Professional Responsibility

22 Pages Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last revised: 21 Nov 2013

Robert Batey

Stetson University - College of Law

Date Written: September 25, 2013

Abstract

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.

Keywords: Legal Education, Teaching Criminal Law, First Year Law, Professional Responsibility, Ethics

JEL Classification: K00, K14

Suggested Citation

Batey, Robert, Teaching Criminal Law: Integrating Professional Responsibility (September 25, 2013). Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-15. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2330835 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2330835

Robert Batey (Contact Author)

Stetson University - College of Law ( email )

1401 61st Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
United States

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