University of Pittsburgh
Term: Spring Term 2010-11
Catalog Number: 5869
Class Schedule:
  • Instructor: Alan Meisel
    Type: Seminar
    Credits: 3.0 Credits (2.0 classroom contact, 1.0 field)
    Catalog Requirements: Upper-Level Writing, "W" Writing.
    Enrollment Limit: 12.
    Priority: Seminar - 3rd Year Priority

    Course Description from Course Catalog 5869

    Additional Info

    The meeting time for this seminar is scheduled for three hours. However, there will be some weeks that the seminar will not meet.

    Grading

    Each student will lead a one-hour discussion of his/her topic using either the back story or the movie excerpts and the primary legal sources to explicate the topic, and prepare a two-draft paper based on his/her topic. Grades will be based on participation in the seminar (15%), the presentation (15%), the first draft of the paper (20%), and the final draft (50%). This seminar will be graded on an H/S/U basis.

    Prerequisites and Recommended Courses

    Note:

    Recommended Prior or Concurrent CoursesEither LAW 5395: Health Law & Policy; LAW 5464: Bioethics and Law; LAW 5980: Bioethics and Law Clinical Practicum OR A&S 2664: Bioethics.

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