This class will examine the questions “What is discrimination?” and “What makes discrimination wrong?” The course material will be philosophical in nature, focused on uncovering the philosophical foundation of anti-discrimination law. There will be weekly writing assignments consisting of several short-answer questions. Grades will be based on these assignments and on class participation. Attendance at the first class is required, unless the students obtains permission, prior to the first session, to miss it from the instructor.
*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.