Dissertation Colloquium - Fall (YR)

Section 1, Fall 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 8/16
Credits: 2

Course Description

The goal of the colloquium is to assist S.J.D. candidates in planning and writing their dissertation, as well as to expose candidates to a range of theoretical and methodological perspectives widely used in legal scholarship.  The Colloquium will also allow candidates to present their work in progress, to comment on each other’s work, to receive comments from the instructors, and usefully complement ongoing dialogue with individual faculty advisors.

S.J.D. candidates entering the dissertation stage of the program (i.e., who have completed or are exempt from the provisional year) are expected to register absent exceptional circumstances.The Colloquium will meet contemporaneously with the Graduate Research Colloquium course. 

Course Requirements

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Other Course Details
Prerequisites: SJD status beyond Provisional Year. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes: The Dissertation Colloquium is a research-basis course, and will be graded on a "Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory" basis for SJDs beyond their Provisional Year, with 2 credits awarded in the Fall and 1 in the Spring. 

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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