2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 20, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

LSTD 3340 - Equality and Law


Prerequisite: LSTD 1100  or consent of the instructor. This course will survey equal protection law under the U.S. Constitution, statues prohibiting discrimination, and the interpretation and enforcement of principles of equality and nondiscrimination through the courts while considering concepts of equality, social movements seeking equality, and policy considerations. Differences in the protections provided by federal and state law and the seminal equal protection cases in various categories in the context of the corresponding social movements will be included. 3 credits.