Survey of Military Justice (JAG)(SC)

Section 1, Fall 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 3/4
Credits: 1

Course Description

This elective provides students who have little or no military justice background or who need a refresher in military justice an opportunity to learn more about the military criminal legal system.  We will explore, discuss, and analyze various criminal law topics, including but not limited to the following: Nonjudicial punishment (NJP), Types of Courts-Martial, Article 32(a), UCMJ, hearings, Motions practice/Standards of Review, Voir Dire, Trial Practice, Post-Trial procedures, and appeals.  Classes are conducted in a seminar format.  

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only
Description: One short paper that is 60% of the final grade.
Final Exam Notes:

One short paper that is 60% of the final grade.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes: Grades are based on classroom participation (40%) and one short paper (60%).   This elective is also offered in the 4th Quarter. This course meets at the JAG School during their 2nd quarter, October 17 - December 18, 2016.  ATTENDANCE: Enrolled students who do not attend the first class session will be processed in accordance with the Academic Policies. Students seeking to enroll in this course must attend the first class session.  The instructor for this course is MAJ Porter.

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

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