French Public and Private Law (SC) (Zoom-only Class)

Section 1ZO, J-Term 21

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 5/20
Credits: 1
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • 1000-1200
  • WWW
01/04/2021 01/11/2021

Course Description

This short course will study the following topics: 1- Is French Law still French made law? Expansion and diversification of French sources of law : International and European sources, Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights, Constitutional issues. 2- Why France wants to be at the cutting edge? Modern trends in Family law: same sex marriage, International Estate Planning, building an European Business Code 3. International litigation issues 4. Alternative methods of conflict resolution

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 required (administrative details to be announced). The deadline to upload an answer document to EXPO is noon (EST) two weeks after the start of the Spring semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work
Students are expected to attend all sessions and planned events.

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: No
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes: Due to the global pandemic and the corresponding travel restrictions in effect by the University, this course is currently scheduled to occur virtually over the Zoom platform. The course will meet via Zoom from 10:00am-noon (eastern) on Jan. 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 11th.

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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Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Monday, December 28, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Wednesday, January 13, 11:59 PM