Seminar in Ethical Values (YR)

Section 8, Fall 17

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 11/12
Credits: 0

Course Description

This is the first semester of a yearlong seminar designed to enhance students' understanding of ethical issues and address the broader ethical and moral responsibilities of the lawyer as citizen and leader. Through a focus upon depictions of southern lawyers in fiction, film and historical writing this seminar explores the concept of the “Southern lawyer,” its association with a particular view of legal ethics, and its function a model of professionalism not always consonant with that embraced by other branches of the American bar. Class meetings will be held on selected Wednesday evenings throughout the academic year. Attendance is mandatory and grading with be on a pass/fail basis. Assigned Texts: Readings marked with a * will be available in the course packet. All films will be on reserve in the Law School Library. Other texts will be available in the Law School Bookstore.

Course Requirements

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Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Notes: Class meetings will be held on selected Wednesday evenings throughout the academic year. Attendance at each session is mandatory.

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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