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264.51 sec. 001 - Comparative Equality Practicum Seminar (Spring 2022)
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
Tu 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Location: Law 107
From January 11, 2022
To April 22, 2022
Course End: April 22, 2022
Enroll Limit: 12
As of: 05/23 01:53 AM
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 spring 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
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:
Litigation and Procedure
Race and Law
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