Seminar in Ethical Values (YR)

Information Introduction

LAW9089
Section 11, Fall 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 13/14
Credits: 0

Course Description

This is the first semester of a yearlong seminar designed to enhance students' understanding of ethical issues and address the broader ethical and moral responsibilities of the lawyer as citizen and leader. In this seminar in ethical values (know as “the Seminar of Ice and Fire”) we will explore the law of Game of Thrones. Topics include the Constitution of Westeros, democracy within the Night’s Watch, whether and how there can be order without law, climate change and the white walkers, transitional justice in Meereen, and whether Dany can break the wheel, amongst others. Familiarity with the world of Westeros is assumed (either based on the show or the books).

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): None

Description: None

Other Course Details

Prerequisites: JD students are given priority for this course during the LCS enrollment lottery process. LLM students may enroll in the course during the fall SIS Add/Drop process. Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: Seminar in Ethical Values (1-Term) (9091)

Laptops Allowed: No

First Day Attendance Required: Yes

Course Resources: To be announced.

Course Notes: Attendance at all class sessions is required. Seminars in Ethical Values typically occur over 5 or 6 evening sessions throughout the academic year. The exact schedule of class meetings will be announced by Profs. Cope and Versteeg before the close of the Add/Drop period (Sept. 5th). Students in this year-long course earn 1 credit at the conclusion of the spring term (graded on a Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U) basis).

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 123819923

Modified Type: UVA Law Seminar (Excl.)

Cross Listed: No

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