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Sex, Gender and the Law     LAW-757

This seminar will explore questions of law’s response to questions of sex discrimination and gender identity and expression, with an emphasis upon legal issues facing transgender persons; circumstances of intersex persons will also be considered.

Employment discrimination, family law, birth certificates and other identity documents, incarceration, military service by transgender persons, and restroom access in schools and at work will provide some of the factual settings in which these issues will be engaged. Some of these topics will include material comparing the law in other countries.

Units 1, 2, 3, 4
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type Paper
Writing Requirement Yes, with submission of the Upper Division Writing Requirement Form
Skills/Experiential Requirement No
Recommended Preparation Constitutional Law: Rights (LAW 532)

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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