Nonprofit Organizations: Principles and Practice

Section 1ZO, Fall 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 12/16
Credits: 2

Course Description

This course will allow students to delve deeper into the theory and practice of representing nonprofit organizations. Throughout the term, students will have the opportunity to supplement their reading with hands-on simulated case studies. Students will thus build drafting, negotiation and advocacy skills.

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 draft documents and be required to complete some short response papers (due directly to instructor, not via EXPO).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Prior coursework in nonprofit organizations, corporations, trusts and estates is recommended but not required. Because the credits in this course count toward the JD Program Professional Skills requirement, JD candidates will be given enrollment priority for this class. Concurrencies: If not taken previously, concurrent coursework in nonprofit organizations, corporations, trusts and estates is recommended but not required.
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes: This class will meet entirely online. Class will take place synchronously via Zoom. Any additional remote learning details from the instructor will be posted to the course's Canvas page at a later date.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes
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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