Req: Morgan, Rotunda, Dzienkowski, Professional Responsibility Problems and Materials, 12th ed., Foundation Press #9781609303259
Req: Morgan, Rotunda, Dzienkowski, 2016 Selected Standards on Professional Responsibility, Foundation Press, #9781634593960
Please read the items below in Chapters 1 and 2 of the text and pages 1-10 in the 2016 Selected Standards on Professional Responsibility. We will discuss Problems 1, 2 & 3.
The Legal Profession: Background, Fundamental Issues & RegulationUnit 1: The sociology of professions, The state of American legal profession today, Development of the legal profession; Development of professional conduct standards; Prob. 1: Admission to the Bar - Character & fitness for admission to the bar; Candor in the bar application process; Educational & knowledge standards for bar admission; Other attempts at state and federal limits on bar admission. (**OMIT Pages 18-26)
Unit 2: Prob. 2: Lawyer Discipline & The Disabled Lawyer - Conduct that may subject lawyer to professional discipline; jurisdictions that may sanction & the law they apply; Duty to report another lawyer's misconduct, the discipline process;
Unit 3: Prob. 3: Regulating Lawyers Outside of the Formal Disciplinary Process - Standard of care and conduct in a malpractice action; Proving a malpractice case; Malpractice remedies; Advance waivers of a lawyer's malpractice.
Req: Bayern, Closely Held Organizations, 2014, Carolina Academic Press, #9781611633641
Watch Recorded Lectures 1-7 and take Quizzes 107 (posted to the course website on Springboard)
Study pp. 3-22 in the textbook (Bayern, Closely Held Organizations)
Req: Warren and Walt, Commercial Law, 9th ed., 2013, Foundation Press #9781609303396
Please sign up for TWEN course. Read pp. 1-47 in textbook.
Req: Klein, et al, Business Associations: Cases and Materials, 9th ed., Foundation Press #9781609303495
Please read Pages 169-196; 242-257
Req: Riskin, et al, Dispute Resolution and Lawyers, 5th ed., West ABRIDGED ed. #9780314285898Req: Fisher & Ury, Getting to Yes, revised 2011 ed., #9780143118756 (paperback or Kindle)Req: Thomas, Tracy, ADR Lexis Webcourse, www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool
Req: Fisher, Ury and Patton, Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, 2011 Revised ed., #9780143118756
Please read the entire book prior to the first day of class, as this is an intensive workshop.
There will be a small materials fee that I will explain on the first day of class.
Required: Subscribe to ChartaCourse - Sales
Req: Lowe, et al, Cases and Materials on Oil and Gas Law, 6th ed., West #9780314285164
Class #1 - Industry Overview/Intro to Ownership TheoriesOverview of SyllabusPlease read pages:
1 - 8 (Background and origin of oil and gas)32-44 (Intro to oil and gas drilling)53-61 (Stop after Note 4); 67, Note 6 (Ownership and Capture)97 - 104 (Correlative rights)
Req: Anderson's Ohio School Law Manual 2016 ed., LexisNexis, #9781632848963
Req: Anderson's Ohio School Law Manual 2016 ed., LexisNexis #9781632848963
Req: Dukeminier & Sitkoff, Wills, Trusts and Estates, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer #9781454824572
Please read:1. Pages 1-26 (through Note). Skip Note 6, pages 14-15; Note, page 19.
2. Pages 41 (from with The Mechanics of Succession) -50 (to Note 2).
3. Pages 51 (from with Professional Responsibility) - 57 (to Conflicts of Interest).
4. Pages 61-62 (Note).
Req: Cohen, Legal Drafting workbook
Will be available on Springboard at a later date.
Req: Bridges and Scheiss, Writing for Litigation, Wolters Kluwer #9781454802730
Req: No Textbooks required
Req: Davies and Hayden, Global Issues in Tort Law, 2008, Thomson West #9780314167590
Req: No textbook required