Group Behavior

Details

Course Code:
LAW 681C
Units:
1
Grading:
Law Mandatory P/R/F

Description

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.

Current Offerings

2015-2016 Spring

Group Behavior LAW 681C Section 01 Class #46120

  • 1 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 8

Past Offerings

2014-2015 Spring

Group Behavior LAW 681C Section 01 Class #30137

  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 8
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