May 25, 2024  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

LGS 270 - Gender and the Law

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Diversity Requirement.

Study the law as it relates to gender and sexuality. Focus on constitutional scrutiny of gender issues. Explore topics such as: the right to privacy; theories of sexuality and gender; sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace, education, and the military; bodily integrity and consent; and legal issues of marriage, custody, adoption and assisted reproduction. Lab fee $10.

Crosslisted: Also offered as GSS 270 ; credit is not given for both LGS 270 and GSS 270 .

Note: This course is not considered a legal specialty course for the purpose of earning legal specialty credits in the Paralegal Studies Program. However, it may be applied as a general elective in the Paralegal Studies Program as noted in the program description. Please see an advisor before registering for this course.