Group Behavior


Course Code:
LAW 681C
Law Mandatory P/R/F


This discussion group will look at how ethical choices are shaped by organizational and group cultures. We'll read about some famous psychological experiments such as the Milgram and Zimbardo experiments; and some studies of decisions made in corporate organizations, government bureaucracies, and a battalion of ordinary middle-class Germans tasked with hunting down Jews; and talk about what insights from this work may be relevant to lawyers' ethics and working lives. Begin in Winter Quarter and run through Spring Quarter. Class meeting dates: To be determined by instructor. DISCUSSIONS IN ETHICAL & PROFESSIONAL VALUES COURSES RANKING FORM: To apply for this course, 2L, 3L and Advanced Degree students must complete and submit a Ranking Form available on the SLS Registrar's Office website (see Registration). See Ranking Form for instructions and submission deadline. Elements used in grading: Class attendance at all sessions and class participation.

Past Offerings

2015-2016 Spring

Group Behavior LAW 681C Section 01 Class #46120

  • 1 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 8

2014-2015 Spring

Group Behavior LAW 681C Section 01 Class #30137

  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 8
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