264.51 sec. 001 - Comparative Equality Practicum Seminar (Fall 2021)
Instructor: David Oppenheimer (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
- W 6:25 PM - 7:15 PM
Location: Law 136
From August 18, 2021
To November 19, 2021
Course End: November 19, 2021
Enroll Limit: 15
As of: 10/16 05:03 PM
Students enrolled in the Comparative Equality Law Practicum & Seminar will conduct legal research and advocacy work on equality law cases and/or policy papers under the supervision of Professor David Oppenheimer. Projects may include amicus briefs, policy papers, and intervention in litigation in the United States and elsewhere around the globe.
The plans for the fall semester are still in the planning stages, but in past semesters we have worked on:
An amicus brief for the Supreme Court of Japan on behalf of a feminist activist who spoke out against pornography and was sued for defamation;
A policy paper on discrimination against Muslim women and girls in Europe;
A project to reform sexual harassment laws across Africa;
An intersectional employment discrimination case involving disability rights for communities of women of color, with the hope of having an impact on the opportunities of women of color with disabilities to be treated equally in STEM positions.
We work closely with public interest firms and NGOs from around the globe.
Students who wish to enroll should contact Professor Oppenheimer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Law 264.52 (Comparative Equality Practicum) is a corequisite.
Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Social Justice and Public Interest
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
International and Comparative Law
Race and Law
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