22 Pages Posted: 26 Sep 2013 Last revised: 21 Nov 2013
Date Written: September 25, 2013
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: 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