Justice Programs 2016: Ethical Challenges to Self-Regulation


Rule 8.3 of the Rules of Professional Conduct anticipates the self-regulation of the legal profession, requiring both lawyers and judges to report professional misconduct. What is a lawyer's obligation when a lawyer observes bad behavior on the part of lawyers or judges? While the comment to the rules asserts unequivocally that lawyers are obligated to report certain ethical missteps by judges and lawyers, is such self-regulation realistic and, more importantly, is it effective?

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Course InformationHighlights
  • Flexible to your schedule
  • Viewable on desktop or mobile devices
  • Ethics credit
Course Credits Dual Credits: 1.25
General Credits: 0.00
Total Credits: 1.25

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