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Fall 2017
LAW202  A  EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION

Course Description
This course will focus on the federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex (including sexual harassment and pregnancy), age, national origin (including language), disability, and other bases. It will consider issues from both the employee and the employer perspective, and will integrate theory with practice. The course will study evolving federal case law, particularly Supreme Court decisions, discussing what discrimination is and how it is proven. The course will also explore remedies, including affirmative action and the awarding of attorney's fees.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-14-2017 - 11-21-2017   R  5:30 PM-8:20 PM F200

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Final Exam (objective and essay sections but with option to write a paper in lieu of the essay section); class participation may raise grade.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Employment & Labor - Basic
Government & Regulation - Related
Litigation - Specialized
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Social Justice & Public Interest (Area of Focus)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Concentration)   More information

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Professor(s)

PAPY, DONALD


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: dpapy@law.miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-3111