Supreme Court Justices and the Art of Judging

Section 1, Spring 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 15/16
Credits: 3

Course Description

Key figures on the modern Supreme Court will be the focus of this seminar. We will consider selected justices - their background before coming to the Court, their major decisions, their jurisprudence, their interaction with other justices, their legacy. We will take stock of these justices both through their own writings and through the views of commentators, including judicial biographers.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only
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Written Work Product
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Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Constitutional Law 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.
116210413
Law No.
LAW9088
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Concentrations: Constitutional Law
Public Syllabus Link: None
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