Spanish for Public Service Lawyers

Section 1, Spring 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 0/0
Credits: 2
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • TBA
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01/24/2022 04/29/2022

Course Description

This course will help students develop the language skills and knowledge to properly represent monolingual Spanish-speaking clients. Students will study Spanish language legal vocabulary and practice explaining legal concepts to Spanish speakers. Students will also develop core cultural competency and legal skills.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work
Brief weekly class assignments, class presentations, face-to-face interactions with Spanish speakers at partner organizations, and final presentation

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Spanish proficiency is required as a prerequisite. The level of difficulty of the assignments presupposes that students already have familiarity with the essentials of Spanish grammar and can engage in proficient verbal communication. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

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: Friday, April 22, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, May 01, 11:59 PM