Litigation and Public Policy (SC)

Section 1, Spring 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 15/16
Credits: 1
Days* Time Room Start Date End Date
  • MTWR
  • F
  • 1800-2030
  • 1300-1500
  • WB129
  • WB129
04/10/2023 04/14/2023
*“R” means Thursday

Course Description

In this course we will discuss issues involved in litigating challenges to government policies, using case examples from the instructor's time in the San Francisco City Attorney's Office and on the bench in the Northern District of California.

Course Requirements

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

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Daily readings and paper due via EXPO by noon on April 28th.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Because the credits in this course count toward the JD Program Professional Skills requirement, JD candidates will be given enrollment priority for this class 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.
Law No.
Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, April 07, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 16, 11:59 PM