Fall 2012 Course Schedule

Emplymnt Discrim (LAW-668-001)

Meets: 09:00 AM - 10:20 AM (MW) - Room 503

Enrolled: 31 / Limit: 45

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A survey of the major federal statutes prohibiting discrimination in the workplace, with special emphasis on practical problems encountered in litigation. The primary focus is on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and race discrimination. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, national origin, or handicap will also be considered. Topics include statutory scope and coverage, establishing liability, defenses, remedies, affirmative action, and enforcement procedures.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Title: Employment Discrimination Law: Cases and Materials on Equality in the Workplace
Author: Avery et al.
Edition/Publisher: 8th ed., Thomson/West, 2010
ISBN: 978-0-314-19094-9

Title: Statutory Supplement to Employment Discrimination Law
Author: Avery et al
Edition/Publisher: 8th ed., Thomson/West, 2010
ISBN: ISBN 0978-0-314-26731-3

First Class Readings

Read pp. 2-26 of the casebook.
Familiarize yourself with statutes in Supplement.

Focus: Read background sections for background.


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