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Credit Hours: 3

This course focuses on crimes that endanger the truth necessary for justice for all: perjury, contempt, bribery, forgery, jury-, witness-, and evidence-tampering, and mail and wire fraud in the obstruction of justice. In this course, students confront the special obligation of lawyers to promote and maintain honesty within the legal profession. Crimes of lawyers in their roles as officers of the court will also be examined.

Prerequisite: None