Race and American Law Seminar

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Seminar - 3rd Year Priority
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Upper-Level Writing
"W" Writing
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Course Description

This seminar addresses the racial and legal history of major racial groups in the U.S., including African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos and Whites. In addition to these histories, the seminar includes the following topics: competing definitions of race and racism; the legal system’s contribution to the construction of race; race, voting, and participation in democracy; developing notions of equality; segregation and education; race, marriage, and family; race and crime; and responses to racism.

Course Offerings 2020-2021

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Spring Term 2020-2021


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