Constitutional Originalism

Section 1ZO, Spring 21

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 14/60
Credits: 3

Course Description

"Constitutional Originalism" examines both theory and practice of an originalist approach to constitutional theory. Combining lecture, discussion, and problems the goal of the course is to equip students to engage in originalist advocacy, judging, and scholarship.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None
Final Exam Notes:


Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Evaluation will be based on (1) pass-fail short assignments, (2) at least one graded short assignment, and (3) a graded final written assignment. The graded final written assignment will be due via EXPO (deadline to be announced).

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: (Constitutional Law (6001)) Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
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

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