GWS315 - Women and the Law (3 cr.)

Law as it relates to women in the U.S. The ways women and the feminist movement have affected the law, in addition to the influences the law has in each of our lives. Examines such issues as employment opportunity, educational access, domestic violence, reproductive rights, child custody and support, divorce, sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography. How laws are made and changed, how legal arguments are constructed, and how social movements and individuals can influence our laws. (Spring, Fall). Liberal arts. Prerequisites: GWS 101 and/or upper-division standing.

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