Latinas, Latinos and the Law | L4708L

This course will examine present-day and historic treatment of Latinas and Latinos in U.S. law and culture. Special attention will be paid to the diversity within and the different histories of the groups that comprise Latinas and Latinos. A significant portion of the course will be devoted to examining the state of race relations in the United States along with attention to Critical Race Theory and the emerging critical Latina/o legal theory movement known as "LatCrit." Students will be graded on reflection papers, two other short writing projects, and classroom participation.

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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