Appellate Litigation Clinic (YR)

Section 1, Spring 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 12/12
Credits: 4

Course Description

This is the second semester of a yearlong clinical course providing students the opportunity to brief and argue one or more appeals before a federal appeals court. The rules and procedures applicable in the federal appellate system will be examined. Fundamentals of oral and written appellate advocacy will be discussed, with a focus on each student's individual work project. Prerequisite: 3rd-year Law, LAW 6000, LAW 6003, LAW 6104, and LAW 7071 or LAW 7072 or LAW 7605

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Third-year status, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Evidence, Professional Responsibility, Professional Responsibility in Public Interest Law Practice or Ethics and Integrity for Law Firm Lawyers and Their Clients (SC). The professional ethics requirement may be completed concurrently in the fall semester. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

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.

General Information

Schedule No.
Law No.
Modified Type
Yearlong clinic
Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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