LAW 456 - Professionalism and Ethics

3 units (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 2024

Lectures

Section Capacity Class times Login to view Instructor(s) and Location
LECTURE A01
(50104)
25
2024-09-04 - 2024-12-04 (TR)
14:00 - 15:20
LECTURE X01
(46988)
25
2024-09-04 - 2024-12-04 (W)
18:00 - 21:00
LECTURE X02
(49154)
25
2024-09-04 - 2024-12-04 (T)
17:30 - 20:30
LECTURE X03
(52147)
25
2024-09-04 - 2024-12-04 (M)
18:00 - 21:00

Winter Term 2025

Lectures

Section Capacity Class times Login to view Instructor(s) and Location
LECTURE B01
(78279)
25
2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09 (TR)
10:30 - 11:50
LECTURE X50
(72361)
25
2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09 (TR)
18:00 - 19:25
LECTURE X51
(78280)
25
2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09 (T)
18:00 - 21:00
LECTURE X52
(77020)
25
2025-01-06 - 2025-04-09 (M)
18:00 - 21:00