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Ethics Week Program - "Ethics and Law"

April 9, 2013

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: Business Center Auditorium
Contact Name: Cindy Myers
Contact Phone: 410-837-5379
Contact E-mail: cmyers@ubalt.edu

Speaker:  Ron Weich, Dean, School of Law, University of Baltimore

Dean Weich will discuss the unique ethical issues confronting lawyers for government agencies.  Lawyers have an ethical duty to their clients, but who is the "client" of a government lawyer?  The head of the agency? The elected official who appointed the head of the agency? The Drawing on his experiences as a prosectuor, a lawyer for several U.S. senators and a political appointee in the Obama Administration, Dean Weich will explain why there are no easy answers to these questions.