Race and the Law

This course will examine the issue of race within American law and jurisprudence through a historical as well as a contemporary context. The intersection of race, ethnicity, gender, and class will be a focus throughout the course. Critical race theory will be the primary lens through which the law and cases will be discussed and analyzed.


Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday, Wednesday 11:50 am - 1:05 pm JON 6.207/208
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
Paper

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable

Textbooks

  • Race Law: Cases, Commentary, and Questions - Higginbotham, F. M.
      Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press , edition: 4th
        (required)
  • Critical Race Theory: An Introduction - Delgado, R. & Stefancic, J.
      New York, NY: New York University Press , edition: 3rd
        (required)