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264.52 sec. 001 - Comparative Equality Practicum (Fall 2021)

Instructor: David Oppenheimer  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 1-3
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

    Course Start: August 16, 2021
    Course End: November 23, 2021

    Enrollment info:
    Enrolled: 15
    Waitlisted: 0
    Enroll Limit: 15
    As of: 11/27 11:59 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 doppenheimer@law.berkeley.edu

    Prerequisites:
    Law 264.51 (Comparative Equality Practicum Seminar) is a corequisite.

    Requirements Satisfaction:


    Units from this class count towards the J.D. Experiential Requirement.


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    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
    Practicums
    Race and Law

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