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LGS-271 Civil Rights Law

Focus on the historical perspective of discrimination based on race, gender, national origin, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity using United States Supreme Court decisions and federal legislation as well as extrajudicial data and experiences to address and alalyze civil rights issues of discrimination, exploitation, and differential treatment in the law and society. Gain perspective on the social and historical structures in place that both advance discrimination and provide remedies for resolving the effects of discrimination. Topics include local government reaction to federal civil rights legislation, voting rights, marriage and reproductive rights, contract rights, employment, education, public accommodation, and property rights. Note:  This course is not considered a legal specialty course for the purpose of earning legal specialty credits in the Paralegal Studies Program.   Credit will not be given for LGS 271 and also CJS 271.

Term: Fall 2021

Course Type: Credit - 3 Credits

Section: 275

Ways to take the class: Online

Start Date: 08/30/2021

End Date: 12/19/2021

Location: Online

Room: TBA

Instructor: TBA

Class Size: 25

General Education Requirement: Arts and Humanities, Diversity Requirement

Section Info: This section is participating in the Direct Digital Access program. A course materials fee of $23.55 will be charged to your student account when you register. Your course materials will be accessible in Canvas on or before the first day of class. For more information, visit