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285.32 sec. 001 - The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Spring 2023)
Instructor: Amanda Tyler (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
Tu 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
Location: Law 115
From January 10, 2023
To February 21, 2023
Course End: February 21, 2023
Class Number (1Ls): 32695
Class Number: 32695
Enroll Limit: 22
As of: 03/20 02:03 AM
This 1 unit class will offer an overview of the law of gender equality in the United States spanning from before the Supreme Court recognized heightened scrutiny for gender discrimination through battles being waged today and explore the role of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the 1970s and beyond in changing the relevant legal landscape with respect to gender discrimination and the law. It will begin with an overview of the law on gender discrimination before the 1970s, focus in depth on the important decade spanning 1970-1980, and then take the story forward through the decades that followed, concluding with a window into some of the gender discrimination issues that are being litigated today. Schedule-permitting, we will welcome some guest speakers. Students will be evaluated based on class participation and a series of short reaction papers.
Attendance at the first two weeks of class sessions is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present during the first two weeks of class (without prior permission of the instructor) may be dropped without notice. The instructor can continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to risk being dropped without notice.
Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Litigation and Procedure
Social Justice and Public Interest
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