Seminar in Ethical Values (YR)

Section 14, Fall 15

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 11/12
Credits: 0

Course Description

Seminars in Ethical Values are designed to enhance students' understanding of ethical issues and address the broader ethical and moral responsibilities of the lawyer as citizen and leader. The seminars are graded on a pass/fail basis; students earn one credit in the spring semester upon successful completion of the seminar.

Political Memoirs and Other Recent Political Writin. This seminar explores the current political situation through recently published books, either in the form of memoirs or other writings, fiction or nonfiction, that attempt to account for the current configuration of political views, issues, and candidates. We will discuss part or all of such books as “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics” by David Axelrod, “Hard Choices” by Hillary Clinton, and “Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises” by Tim Geithner.

Course Requirements

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Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes: Sessions dates/times to be announced by Professors.  Attendance at all class sessions is required

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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