Admiralty (SC)

Section 1, J-Term 17

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 7/10
Credits: 1
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
12/31/1969 12/31/1969

Course Description

This course will examine the basic substantive and procedural doctrines in federal maritime law and compare them to analogous doctrines in other areas of law. Among the topics to be covered are: jurisdiction in admiralty, carriage of goods by sea, collision, personal injury and wrongful death, salvage, and piracy. Because of limited class time, the coverage necessarily will be selective, concentrating on the most distinctive and interesting issues in admiralty.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only
Description:
A take home examination will be distributed on the last day of the course in a sealed envelope. Students will be on their honor to draft their answers during the stated time upon opening the envelope, and to upload their answer document to EXPO shortly thereafter. The deadline to upload an answer document to EXPO will be announced during the course, but it will be no later than 2 weeks after the last class session at 4:30 pm (EST).

Written Work Product
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Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes:  Attendance at all class sessions is required. Enrolled students who do not attend the first class session will be dropped. Students seeking to enroll in this course must attend the first class session.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

Schedule No.
117110008
Law No.
LAW7600
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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