Law and Inequality



SLN #: 73107
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 018
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Sands;McDonald

Course Description:
Students in this seminar will explore how law addresses various forms of inequality, including race, class, and gender inequality, through case studies in crime and justice. In addition, students will compare affirmative action as an additional paradigm if time allows. The course will bring together constitutional jurisprudence, social theory, statutory interpretation, and litigation strategies. The class will be skills-based with an emphasis on the practical means of how cases and claims are litigated.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Limited Enrollment Number: 12
Final Exam Given: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes
Online Course Site: None