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Employment Discrimination Seminar

Course Catalog Number:
5886
Course Credits:
3
Course Type:
Seminar
Course Priority:
Seminar - 3rd Year Priority
Graduation Requirements:
Upper-Level Writing
"W" Writing
Full Year Course:
No

Course Description

This seminar will explore a range of issues relevant to employment discrimination law and litigation, both substantive and procedural. Each student will produce a substantial research paper on a related topic to be chosen in consultation with the instructor. During the first half of the semester, we will examine several current controversies through both recent court decisions and legal scholarship offering doctrinal, theoretical, empirical, and critical perspectives. During the second half of the semester, each student will present his or her paper to the class in a workshop format.