Discrimination Theory

Section 1, Spring 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 0/16
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • R
  • 1540-1740
  • WB121
01/27/2022 04/28/2022

Course Description

This class will examine the questions "What is discrimination?" and "What makes discrimination wrong?" The course material will be philosophical in nature, focused on uncovering the philosophical foundation of anti-discrimination law. There will be weekly writing assignments consisting of several short-answer questions. Grades will be based on these assignments and on class participation.

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 write weekly plus be required to submit one longer paper (all due directly to professor throughout the semester, not via EXPO). Deadlines to be announced.

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.
122217727
Law No.
LAW9264
Modified Type
Seminar
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
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