International Human Rights Law Clinic (YR)

Section 1, Spring 17

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 5/10
Credits: 3

Course Description

This is the second semester of a year-long clinical course that gives students first-hand experience in human rights advocacy under the supervision of international human rights lawyers.  See Fall course description for course details. 

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None
Description:

Written Work Product
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Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: International Law and Human Rights Law are encouraged but not required as prerequisites. Students who have not taken either of these courses will be required to participate in an additional skills-building class at a mutually agreed time during the first two weeks of the fall semester. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes: Classes will not be required on a regular basis during the spring semester, although periodic class sessions will be scheduled on a flexible basis in the spring to share case developments and provide ongoing skills-building opportunities.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes
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.
117210183
Law No.
LAW8639
Modified Type
Clinical
Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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