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744 - Employment Discrimination Law
Professor: L. Camille Hébert
Semester: 2011 Autumn
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
Means of Assessment: Exam and Class Participation
A study of federal law prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, and disability. We will focus on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Reconstruction Era Civil Rights Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. We will also discuss some of the constraints imposed on public sector employers by the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment and the Due Process Clause of the 5th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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