Fall 2016 Class Descriptions: Upper-Division Required
Professional Responsibility (David W. Brennan, David McGowan)
3 credit(s), Standard Letter Graded
The roles of the lawyer in society and the obligations implied in those roles are examined. Topics include disciplinary standards and procedures, the history and organization of the legal profession; avoiding conflict of interest; obligations to clients, the courts, and society, and conflicts presented by the adversary system for settlements of disputes; and responsibilities of lawyers as public servants and citizens. American Bar standards will be reviewed.
Tax I (Jordan M. Barry, Howard Abrams)
3/4 credit(s), Standard Letter Graded
Concentration(s): Taxation (MSLS), Taxation (LLMC)
Tax I provides students with an understanding of the basic principles of federal income tax, including gross income, deductions, tax accounting, capital transactions, and income shifting. Required for upper-class students.