Unconventional Warfare (SC)

Section 1, J-Term 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 18/19
Credits: 1

Course Description

The course examines the law and policy of unconventional warfare, which the Department of Defense defines as “activities conducted to enable a resistance movement or insurgency to coerce, disrupt or overthrow an occupying power or government by operating through or with an underground, auxiliary or guerrilla force in a denied area.” The course will consider both the legal justifications for engaging in unconventional warfare and the legal and policy implications of doing so. The course will consider a wide variety of material, including historical accounts, media reports, and commentary regarding unconventional warfare in a variety of settings.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only
Description: Students will be given a take-home exam in an envelope on the last day of class. Students will be on their honor to take the stated amount of continuous time drafting answers upon opening the envelope, and then uploading answer document to EXPO upon completion. The submission deadline will be at noon no later than two weeks after the last class session.
Final Exam Notes:

Students will be given a take-home exam in an envelope on the last day of class. Students will be on their honor to take the stated amount of continuous time drafting answers upon opening the envelope, and then uploading answer document to EXPO upon completion. The submission deadline will be at noon no later than two weeks after the last class session.


Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
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

Schedule No.
118110048
Law No.
LAW7770
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
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