Current Topics in Law, Medicine, and Society (SC)

Section 1, Spring 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 13/20
Credits: 1
Day Date Time Room
  • M
  • T
  • W
  • R
  • M
  • T
  • W
  • R
  • 02/21/2022
  • 02/22/2022
  • 02/23/2022
  • 02/24/2022
  • 02/28/2022
  • 03/01/2022
  • 03/02/2022
  • 03/03/2022
  • 1800-1930
  • 1800-1930
  • 1800-1930
  • 1800-1930
  • 1800-1930
  • 1800-1930
  • 1800-1930
  • 1800-1930
  • WB102
  • WB102
  • WB102
  • WB102
  • WB102
  • WB102
  • WB102
  • WB102

Course Description

This discussion-based short course combines law and 4th year medical students to examine in depth a number of current topics in law, medicine, and society, such as organ transplantation, recent human research scandals, vaccination policy, unilateral treatment withdrawal, and posthumous reproduction. Topics vary year to year. The combination of law and medical students allows for exploration of the perspectives of different professions

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 short response papers (directly to instructor, not EXPO), and a longer final paper (approx. 8-10 pages inclusive of footnotes) on a topic related to the course subject matter chosen by the student. The final paper is due via EXPO by noon two weeks after the last class session.

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.
122217529
Law No.
LAW7786
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Concentrations: Health Law
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Thursday, February 17, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Saturday, March 05, 11:59 PM
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