This course is a survey of the common law and constitutional dimensions of defamation law.
A take home examination will be distributed on the last day of the course in a sealed envelope. Students will be on their honor to draft their answers during the stated time upon opening the envelope, and to upload their answer document to EXPO within 10 minutes thereafter. The deadline to upload an answer document to EXPO is 4:30 pm (EST) two weeks after the last day of class.
*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.