Advanced Campaign Finance

Section 1, Spring 19

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 15/16
Credits: 3

Course Description

Advanced Campaign Finance Seminar offers an in-depth look at the increasingly complex web of federal, state, and local laws that govern money in politics. The Seminar will review past efforts to regulate political money, as well as recent U.S. Supreme Court cases like McCutcheon and Citizens United. Class sessions will also focus on the topics of disclosure, tax rules for non-profit political groups, "pay-to-play" laws, enforcement procedures, federalism, and the Internet.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit a substantial research paper via EXPO by noon (EST) on the last day of the Spring examination period.

Other Work

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

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

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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