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Welcome to Klein's Professional Responsibility Onscreen!

The Professional Responsibility Onscreen project is associated with the Summer and Fall 2017 Professional Responsibility classes at the University of La Verne College of Law, Ontario, California. My intention and hope is that subscribers and visitors to the blog will upload video content from scripted television and motion pictures that raises issues of professional responsibility (under state law and/or the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility), and discuss those issues.  All those who post are individually responsible for compliance with all applicable copyright law, and no copyright is claimed in any video clips posted here.

Life imitates art? Lawyer who tried to copy "Breaking Bad" is sentenced by 6th Circuit

South Park, “Chef Aid” (Season 2, Ep. 14) (10/7/98): Irrelevant material (MR 3.4)

Scorpion, “Ticker” (Season 2, Ep. 19) (3/14/16): Deceptive solicitation (MR 7.3, MR 4.1)

Drop Dead Diva, "The Chinese Wall" (Season 1, Ep. 4) (8/2/09): Unconsentable concurrent conflicts and limits of screening (MR 1.10, MR 1.7, MR 1.18)

The Good Wife, "The Deconstruction" (Season 6, Ep.20) (04/26/15): Named partner elected to public office (MR 7.5)

Law & Order, "Open Season" (Season 13, Ep. 7) (11/20/02): Unintentional assistance of client criminal conduct

Law & Order, "Open Season" (Season 13, Ep. 7) (11/20/02): Improper assistance to client, permissive withdrawal

How I Met Your Mother,"The Stamp Tramp" (Season 8, Ep. 7) (11/19/2012): Failure to seek disqualification after discovery of conflict

Suits, “Undefeated” (Season 1, Ep. 9) (8/18/11): Misleading opposing counsel (MR 4.1)

Suits, “Bail Out” (Season 1, Ep. 5) (7/21/11): Advocate-witness rule, pro bono and pro se representation (MR 3.7, MR 1.2)