Course Description

LAWS 7525
Race and American Law
General Description:
Examines the judiciary's approach to racial discrimination from America's colonial period to the present day. Concludes with an analysis of the contemporary status of racial subordination in the legal system and considers recent scholarly critiques of the law's limitations in effecting racial justice. Employs an interdisciplinary approach and covers the experiences of American Indians, African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, and Chicana/os.

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