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Arizona Law’s Civil Rights Restoration Clinic’s Work Profiled Read more...

Posted: 03/09/2015

 

Arizona Law National Appellate Advocacy Teams Win Honors at Regional  Read more...

Posted: 03/09/2015

 

2015 - 2016 Board of the Arizona Journal of Environmental Law & Policy Read more...

Posted: 03/04/2015

 

Jessup International Law Moot Court Team Receives Honors at Regional Competition Read more...

Posted: 03/03/2015

 

Congratulations to the Transactional LawMeet Team! Read more...

Posted: 03/02/2015

 

2015 - 2016 Board of the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law Elected Read more...

Posted: 02/09/2015

 

2015 - 2016 Board of Arizona Law Review Elected Read more...

Posted: 02/02/2015

 

2015 Richard Grand Legal Writing Competition Awards Read more...

Posted: 01/23/2015

 

Student Efforts in Superior Court Receive Arizona Supreme Court Award Read more...

Posted: 10/22/2014

 

Andy Hall (2L) a featured speaker at TEDxTucson May Salon Read more...

Posted: 05/08/2014

 

 

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Course Description

This course offers a critical examination of issues and debates relating to gender difference, dominance and disadvantage. Beginning with a theoretical overview, the seminar culminates in substantial scrutiny of instances of judicial and legislative interventions in matters of education, employment, privacy, violence, and the impact and implications for the status, roles and rights of women. Drawing from various strands of feminists thought, the seminar seeks to conceptualize difference as a means of analyzing the law's approach to the realities and experiences of women. Ultimately, the endeavor is to articulate and critique the assumptions, arguments and conclusions that underlie discernable patterns of discrimination that pervade and define the daily lives of women. It is expected that, by the conclusion of the seminar, students have acquired a more critical appreciation of the complex variables that bear on the construction of "woman," the commonalities and differences among women, as well as the extent to which the legal framework ameliorates and perpetuates gender inequality and inequity. For the most part, our discussions are eclectic, emphasizing historical, socio-economic, and cross-cultural dimensions and perspectives.

 

Updated: 01/06/2014