Introduction to Law

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For your Written Assignment, begin by reviewing the ABA model rules.

Next research what role ethics have played in the development of American law and how ethics are used every day by lawyers and paralegals.

The following questions should be addressed in your paper.

Why are ethics so important in American Law and how do they help shape the laws in this country? Explain three important ABA Model Rules along with examples that apply to law firms. Explain three important ABA Model Rules along with examples that apply to Attorneys. Summarize your application of the ABA model rules and responses to these questions in a paper of 1-2 pages in length.

In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria:

Length should be 1-2 pages, excluding cover page and references page Double-spaced and in a 12-point font
Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Writing should be well ordered, logical and unified, as well as original and insightful Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics Appropriate citation style should be followed

More details can be found in the GEL-1.1 Universal Writing Rubric This assignment fulfills the following General Education Outcomes:

Gel 1.1 Demonstrate college level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard American English.

Gel 8.4 Use principles of sound reasoning to identify ethical issues central to the practice of law.

ID: LS102-03-10-A
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