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LAW 1086: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Legal Profession
Spring 2024 • Section 21 • CRN 45626

Course Description

This course explores why diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are core competencies in the practice of law and in the administration of justice. This course will examine the history and current state of the legal profession in terms of representation by people from historically underrepresented groups, including women, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people with disabilities. The course will also explore the role of individuals, institutions, and systems in perpetuating discrimination and injustice. The course will also examine the moral and business case for DEI and the impact of current and historical events on DEI.


Day/Time Location
M 6:00-7:50 PM Klein 7A

Course Details

  • Sophia Lee
Credit Hours

3 Credits



Course Type
  • Writing
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement
  • Bias in the Law


Registration Info

No Registration Restrictions.

Book List/Materials