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LAW 0537: Employment Discrimination
Fall 2023 • Section 01 • CRN 6941

Course Description

The course covers race, sex, age and handicap discrimination in employment. The historical antecedents to modern discriminatory practices and early 19th and 20th century legislative and judicial efforts to curb discriminatory practices are studied, as well as the various federal statutes and Executive Orders establishing non-discrimination and affirmative action obligations and the source of congressional and executive authority to prescribe these rules. Also covered are the non-discrimination obligations imposed by and the affirmative action activity permitted by the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and other relevant constitutional issues, including those arising under the Tenth and Eleventh Amendments.


Day/Time Location
T/Th 2:35-3:50 PM Barrack 102

Course Details

  • Evelyn Rangel-Medina
Credit Hours

3 Credits



Course Type
  • Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement
  • Bias in the Law


Registration Info


You must have completed the following courses before enrolling in this course:

  • LAW 0404 (Constitutional Law)

Book List/Materials