Corporate Social Responsibility Seminar

Section 1, Fall 21

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 15/16
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • R
  • 0800-0950
  • WB162
08/26/2021 11/18/2021

Course Description

This course interrogates the role of corporations in frameworks of law and global governance and engages with their contributions, both positive and negative, to the attainment of social priorities. Topics to be explored may include, but are not limited to, the relationship between business and human rights, corporate activity and environmental regulation, international accountability mechanisms, institutional risk assessment and compliance, and private sector activism in pursuit of sustainable development goals.

Course Requirements

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

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit a final substantial research paper, due via EXPO no later than noon on the last day of the exam period.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Also, it is helpful, but not required, to have taken Corporations; International Law; International Business Transactions; or International Human Rights Law. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

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

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level 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: Sunday, November 28, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Friday, December 03, 11:59 PM