Israeli Business Law and Innovation (SC) (Zoom-only Class)

Section 1ZO, J-Term 21

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 0/16
Credits: 2
Day Date Time Room
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  • 01/04/2021
  • 01/05/2021
  • 01/06/2021
  • 01/07/2021
  • 01/08/2021
  • 01/11/2021
  • 01/12/2021
  • 01/13/2021
  • 0800-1200
  • 0800-1200
  • 0800-1200
  • 0800-1200
  • 0800-1200
  • 0800-1200
  • 0800-1200
  • 0800-1200
  • WWW

Course Description

This is a two-credit intensive course taught in English by Professors Michal Barzuza and Dotan Oliar, members of the Virginia law faculty. The course is a combination of introductory lectures, group discussions, and guest lectures by experts to give students exposure to Israeli entrepreneurial culture.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit a paper (2400-3000 words, including footnotes). The paper should engage one of the various topics or bodies of law covered in the course and either (1) engage in a critical assessment of the Israeli approach, or (2) engage in a critical comparative analysis of the US and Israeli approaches. The paper is due via EXPO (deadline to be announced by instructors, but it will be no later than 2 weeks after last class session).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: The course is open to all students, and has no course prerequisites. If the course is oversubscribed, priority will be given to 3Ls, then to 2Ls. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes: Due to the pandemic, all academic-related travel abroad is prohibited. Therefore, this course will meet via Zoom.

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.

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Sunday, January 03, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Friday, January 15, 11:59 PM