Seminar in Ethical Values (YR)

Section 6, Fall 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 12/12
Credits: 0
Days* Time Room Start Date End Date
  • TBA
  • -
  • HOMHOM
08/30/2022 12/07/2022
*“R” means Thursday

Course Description

This yearlong seminar is designed to enhance students' understanding of ethical issues and address the broader ethical and moral responsibilities of the lawyer as citizen and leader. We will discuss five works of contemporary literature or film that raise ethical and philosophical questions about the human condition. Our past selections have included works such as My Brilliant Friend (Ferrante), Hillbilly Elegy (Vance), Between the World and Me (Coates), and films like Jiro Dreams of Sushi and Black Panther.

Course Requirements

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

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Other Course Details
Prerequisites: JD students are given priority for this course during the LCS enrollment lottery process. LLM students may enroll in the course during the SIS Add/Drop process. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: Seminar in Ethical Values (1-Term) (9091)
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Resources: See course description
Course Notes: Attendance at all class sessions is required. Seminars in Ethical Values typically occur over 5 or 6 evening sessions throughout the academic year. Profs. Gilbert and Schwartzman will announce the specific date, time and location details for this section at a later date.

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.
122820680
Law No.
LAW9089
Modified Type
UVA Law Seminar (Excl.)
Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Tuesday, November 29, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Friday, December 09, 11:59 PM
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