238.06 Ethics and the Law of Lawyering: Criminal Justice

Ethics and the Law of Lawyering: Criminal Justice (2 Credit Seminar) focuses on the professional and ethical laws governing attorneys in the criminal justice system. The course focuses on issues affecting both prosecutors and defense attorneys and the applicable rules of professional conduct. The course will work to deepen students’ understanding of the role and responsibilities of criminal justice attorneys in society. This is a specialized ethics course with a focus on lawyers working in the criminal justice system, as such our focus will not cover the Rules of Professional Conduct in their entirety. The class is discussion-based. The primary methods of assessment will be three (3), two-page reflection papers throughout the semester and a final 15-page research and/or analytical paper.

Fall 2024

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor
Course Credits
Reflective Writing
Research and/or analytical paper(s), 15 pages
Practical exercises
Class participation
Geovanny Martinez
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - LLM
Course Areas of Practice