Founders and Foes (SC)

Section 1, J-Term 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 12/12
Credits: 1

Course Description

This course will explore the arguments for and against our great Constitution. Only by understanding the original debates can you understand the document’s original meaning. And to understand the original debates you cannot read the Federalist Papers alone. Indeed, the Anti-Federalists are half of the story. And when it comes to the Bill of Rights they may be almost the whole story. During this class, we will have the opportunity to discuss the reasons for and against the Constitution, the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Power, and the need for the Bill of Rights.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None
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Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will be required to submit a paper via EXPO (deadline to be announced).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Students who have taken LAW 7704 cannot take also take this course. 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

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Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
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