State and Local Government Law

Section 1, Fall 17

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 49/49
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course closely examines the theories and legal rules behind state and local government authority. Special focus will be put on the ways local law spatially and socially organizes American society, the rules governing intergovernmental conflict and cooperation, and the role of state and local governments in furthering or frustrating democratic participation.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): Flex
Description: Flex exam at end of semester.
Final Exam Notes:

Flex exam at end of semester.

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students may be required to submit weekly discussion board posts, short assignments/projects, reading reactions (less than 1 page) or reflection papers (1-2 pages max).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With:
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

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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Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
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