Unit: School of Law
Department: School of Law
Office location and address
580 Massie RdCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
In this course, students will learn and practice the skills associated with pretrial civil litigation (complaint through summary judgment), particularly focusing on skills and strategies relevant to civil rights litigation in federal district courts.
Students in this seminar will learn about aspects of the lawyer's role in counseling and problem solving for organizations and community groups through readings and critiques, discussion and short written assignments or reflections, and simulation exercises.