American Legal History Seminar

Section 1, Fall 17

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 3/8
Credits: 3

Course Description

This seminar investigates problems in American legal history. Students write a 40-page research paper, evaluate five or six papers written by classmates, and participate in weekly discussions of important works written from different historiographical, theoretical, and methodological perspectives.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None
Description:

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit a substantial research paper via EXPO no later than noon on the last day of the exam period.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes: The course enrollment capacity reflects that 8 seats will initially be held for Law students, and 8 for students enrolled in HIUS 8755.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes
**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

Schedule No.
117820065
Law No.
LAW9049
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: Yes
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic: HIUS 8755
Concentrations: Legal History, Race and Law
Public Syllabus Link: None
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