• Race and American Law – 6953

    Spring 2021

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  • Grad. Requirements
    • Upper Division Legal Writing
    Subject Area
    • Human Rights *
    Student Year
    Upper Division, LL.M.
    Grade Base
    A - F
    Course type

This seminar addresses the racial and legal history of major racial groups in the U.S., including African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and Whites. In addition to these histories, the seminar includes the following topics: competing definitions of race and racism; the legal system’s contribution to the construction of race; race, voting, and participation in democracy; developing notions of equality; segregation and education; race, marriage, and family; race and crime; and responses to racism.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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