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7610 - Sexual Orientation & The Law
Professor: Ruth Colker
Semester: 2013 Spring
Second Writing Requirement? Yes
Professional Responsibility? No
Means of Assessment: Take-Home Exam
Special Notes: enrollment limited to 40 students
This course will survey the various legal issues facing gay men, lesbians and bisexuals. The topics include: regulation of sexuality and gender; liberty-equality debate; theories of sexuality, gender and the law; the workplace; families; parenting; education; and the military. Students will be expected to contribute actively to the class discussion. Twenty percent of the grade will be based on class attendance and active participation. The remainder of the grade will be based on a take-home exam. Students will have the entire exam period to complete the take-home exam. This is a general survey course. No outside research is expected for class discussion or the take-home exam.
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