American Legal History Seminar

Section 1, Spring 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 10/10
Credits: 3
Days* Time Room Start Date End Date
  • M
  • 1540-1740
  • WB121
01/23/2023 04/24/2023
*“R” means Thursday

Course Description

This seminar investigates problems in American legal history. Students write a 40-page research paper, evaluate five or six papers written by classmates, and participate in weekly discussions of important works written from different historiographical, theoretical, and methodological perspectives.

Course Requirements

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

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit a substantial research paper via EXPO no later than noon on May 12, 2023.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes: The course enrollment reflected above is the capacity for seats in LAW 9049 not including seats held initially for students enrolled in HIUS 8755.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes
**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.
123218246
Law No.
LAW9049
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: Yes
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic: HIUS 8755 (20532)
Concentrations: Legal History, Race and Law
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Thursday, April 20, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 30, 11:59 PM
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