LAW Gender, Law, and Public Policy
Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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Gender, Law, and Public Policy
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Key Elective : Discrimination or unequal treatment is frequently the gravamen of civil rights litigation. Students interested in a civil rights practice should take one or more courses that address the legal framework of the anti-discrimination or equal opportunity laws. This course focuses on law and policy as it relates to gender issues.
General course Description:
Topics in this course will include equal protection standards, employment, family, reproductive rights, sexual harassment, rape, domestic violence, pornography, sexual orientation, diversity in the profession, feminist legal theory, international human rights, and intersections with race, ethnicity, class, and sexual orientation. Materials will include cases, commentary, problems, and media portrayals.
Course Style: A Substantive/ Perspective course looks at law from an external or non-traditional standpoint.
Course Frequency: Offered once a year