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Title IX and Civil Rights

Course Number: LAW 6930 Credits: 2

One of the most important civil rights laws in our nation’s history was the enactment of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. This course offers an in-depth examination of the history and implications of Title IX on various dimensions of education with a particular focus on campus sexual misconduct. Students will use the lens of Title IX to examine sexual violence as both a product and cause of gender inequality and discrimination. Students will study key legal guidance, cases, and commentary to gain an understanding of both the practical applications and theoretical underpinnings of Title IX.