LAW 456 - Professionalism and Ethics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Law

An examination of the organization of the legal profession in Canada and the professional conduct of lawyers as determined by law, ethical codes of conduct and service to the public interest. The course will address civility in communication and conduct, common ethical issues in practice, the fiduciary nature of the lawyer's work, conflicts of interest, confidentiality, lawyer professionalism, and the lawyer's role in the administration of justice including access to the legal system. This will include learning about forms of discrimination and bias recognized in Canadian human rights legislation as they are manifest racism, sexism and bias in the Canadian justice system and the legal profession with attention to racism and sexism.

No syllabi

Fall Term 2022

Lectures

Section Capacity Dates + Times Instructor(s)
LECTURE A1
(38688)
25
2022-09-07 - 2022-12-07
TH 14:00 - 15:20 (LC 101)
Primary Instructor: Moin Yahya
LECTURE A2
(35318)
25
2022-09-07 - 2022-12-07
TH 15:30 - 16:50 (LC 105)
Primary Instructor: Rick Hilborn
LECTURE X01
(31185)
25
2022-09-07 - 2022-12-07
W 18:00 - 21:00 (LC 105)
Primary Instructor: Troy Couillard
LECTURE X02
(33852)
26
2022-09-07 - 2022-12-07
T 17:30 - 20:30 (LC 231A)
Primary Instructor: Brian Kash

Winter Term 2023

Lectures

Section Capacity Dates + Times Instructor(s)
LECTURE B1
(43393)
25
2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
M 14:00 - 16:50 (LC 430)
Primary Instructor: Annalise Acorn
LECTURE B2
(48485)
25
2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
MW 10:30 - 11:50 (LC 105)
Primary Instructor: Paul Paton
LECTURE X50
(43406)
20
2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
TH 18:00 - 19:25 (LC 113)
Primary Instructor: Sandra Hawes
LECTURE X51
(47007)
25
2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
H 17:00 - 20:00 (LC 101)
Primary Instructor: Sarah Levine
LECTURE X52
(48928)
22
2023-01-05 - 2023-04-12
W 18:00 - 21:00 (LC 190)
Primary Instructor: Heidi Besuijen