Employment Discrimination Law

This course will give you a hands-on perspective approach to employment discrimination law from both the view of a litigator and an in-house counsel. You will learn the nuts and bolts of how to develop plaintiff and defense arguments under the different federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. We will focus on Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (pregnancy) and national origin as well as the Age Discrimination Employment Act (ADEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We will also cover the Equal Pay Act, Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 (race discrimination), Immigration Reform and Control Act, citizenship discrimination, affirmative action, discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation as well as retaliation, procedure and damages. This course has a take-home exam.
Credits: 2

Type: LEC

When is this course offered? Fall and Spring semesters