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LEGAL 297R

Special Topics- Gender, Law, and Politics


  • CS2 - CPE Summer Session 2 (7/10-8/18)
  • Online

  • Fee:  $1,170 ($390/credit, 3 credits)
  • 21490, Seminar 1

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  • Lisa Solowiej
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How to Enroll

This course explores legal constructions of gender by introducing case law, federal legislation, news stories, and scholarly essays concerning sexual inequality in the United States. Special attention will be paid to grassroots movements, particularly those surrounding suffrage, reproduction, sexual activity, and marriage. We will explore how the legal system, through regulation, has changed gender relations for both women and men concerning marriage, divorce, work, and family. We will also consider how these struggles for equality have varied across race, religion, sexual identity, and class with particular attention to feminist critiques of economic inequality.


  • Last Day to:
  • Register 7/14, Drop 7/14, Withdraw 7/28

Refund Schedule:
Full refund through 7/14, 50% 7/28 (registration fee not refundable)
No refund after 7/28

Interested in Online Learning?