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Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Seattle University School of Law

Seattle University Law Review

1999

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Legal Ethics And A Civil Action, Kevin E. Mohr Jan 1999

Legal Ethics And A Civil Action, Kevin E. Mohr

Seattle University Law Review

This Article shows how A Civil Action can be used to supplement a course in Professional Responsibility. A Civil Action contains many events that can similarly be used to introduce students to ethical dilemmas they will confront when they enter the profession. These events can breathe life into otherwise dry discussions of acceptable ethical behavior as set out in ethical codes. In accord with the Lessons from Woburn Project's goal to make A Civil Action and its associated materials into a powerful teaching tool, the book's events vividly illustrate the ethical parameters within which a lawyer must operate, ethical parameters …