Previously, the emphasis was on obtaining information from clients. In this chapter, the emphasis was on preparing witnesses for trial. To properly prepare witnesses for trial, the paralegal needs to….
As legal counsel for 239 University, how would you advise University to proceed? Are there ethical issues to consider?
In 1995, Donor gave $500,000 to University. In 2000, Donor pledged another $100 million to University to construct a new state-of-the-art hockey facility for the school and possibly fund another program. Well into the construction of the facility, controversy erupted concerning whether University should change its nickname, the “Fighting Sioux,” and its logo, a majestic Indian head that was designed three years ago by a highly regarded Native American artist. University is one of the country’s leading schools in Native American studies and graduates an estimated 25 percent of the Native American doctors in the United States. The controversy arose when a group of white and Native American students and nonstudents protested the nickname and logo. The controversy was only heightened after Donor entered the fray. Donor threatened to halt construction if the school did not retain the name and logo. As legal counsel for 239 University, how would you advise University to proceed? Are there ethical issues to consider?