Cryptocurrency Law and Policy (SC)

Section 1, J-Term 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 16/16
Credits: 1
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • TWRF
  • 1300-1600
  • WB121
01/18/2022 01/21/2022

Course Description

This course will address legal and policy issues related to cryptocurrency. We will study what cryptocurrency is, why people demand it, and what advantages and disadvantages it has compared to conventional money. We will connect cryptocurrency to tax, criminal law, smart contracts, and other legal topics. The course is meant to be complementary to, and not mutually exclusive with, Cryptocurrency Regulation (SC) (LAW 7808), which focuses on SEC regulation of cryptocurrency as a security.

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 expected to attend every class, participate actively, and write a final paper (due via EXPO by noon on Feb.4th).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**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.

Schedule No.
122110021
Law No.
LAW7647
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, January 07, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, January 23, 11:59 PM
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