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Higher Education and the Law
Professor Judith Areen
J.D. Course 311 | 3 credit hours
This course examines the legal issues that shape higher education in the United States. The course covers academic freedom, tenure, admissions, student rights and responsibilities, research ethics, issues of race, disability, gender and sexual orientation, the role of presidents and of governing boards, and the role of university general counsels. In addition to examining the relevant statutes and cases, the course includes readings from history, economics and social science.
This course will meet every Monday and A-week Wednesdays from 1:20 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. The A-week Wednesdays in Spring 2014 are: 1/15, 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/19, 4/2, and 4/23.