National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism
The National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism is a consortium of the following six nationally-recognized law school programs on ethics and professionalism:
- The Experiential Advantage at the Sturm College of Law, University of Denver
- The Louis Stein Center for Law & Ethics at Fordham University School of Law
- The W. Lee Burge Endowment for Law & Ethics at the Georgia State University College of Law
- The Center on the Global Legal Profession at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University-Bloomington
- The Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism at the Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University School of Law
- The Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis
Other NIFTEP projects include the International Forum on Teaching Legal Ethics and Professionalism, a user-driven online community and resource library for ethics teachers, scholars, and practitioners worldwide.
The Fall 2016 workshop of the National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism (NIFTEP) will take place from 5:00 pm Thursday, October 6 – 12:30 pm on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Mercer University School of Law in Macon, Georgia (approximately 1.5 hours from Atlanta). The workshop theme is: “Educational Interventions to Cultivate Professional Identity in Law Students." Part of the workshop will be held in conjunction with the 17th Annual Georgia Symposium on Professionalism and Ethics sponsored on October 6-7 at Mercer University Law School by Mercer’s Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism. Workshop fellows agree to attend the Symposium. The application period for this workshop has ended.
From past workshop evaluations:
This was the best program for learning innovative ways of teaching legal ethics that I have ever attended.
NIFTEP Spring 2011 Workshop participant
In an evaluation of the Spring 2011 NIFTEP workshop, 95.2% of participants said they would "strongly recommend" attending a NIFTEP workshop.