Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 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.

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 consult with an advisor before registering for this course; credit will not be given for LGS 270 and also GSS 270.