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224.3 sec. 001 - Social Justice Issues in Entertainment and Media Law (Fall 2021)

Instructor: Russell Robinson  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


    W 10:00 AM - 12:40 PM
    Location: Law 115
    From August 18, 2021
    To November 19, 2021

Course Start: August 18, 2021
Course End: November 19, 2021
Class Number: 31925

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 25
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 25
As of: 10/16 04:24 PM

This course will explore various social justice issues in the entertainment, media and technology industries. For example, we will consider the #MeToo and #OscarsSoWhite movements and broader issues of structural underrepresentation and discrimination against women, people of color, LGBTQ people, and other marginalized groups in Hollywood. We will also engage questions concerning inclusion in the tech industry, as well as how new technologies may perpetuate or disrupt discrimination. The class will include guest speakers from impacted industries and viewing and critiquing excerpts of relevant film and TV programs.

Requirements Satisfaction:

This is an Option 1 class; two Option 1 classes fulfill the J.D. writing requirement.

Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Social Justice and Public Interest
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Intellectual Property and Technology Law
Race and Law

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