Individual Course Listings

  • Sexual Orientation Law


    Credits: 3

    ​Explores the response of the legal system to issues of human sexuality and the influence of legal norms on perception and understanding of human sexuality. Focuses on availability and limitations of constitutional and statutory protection for sexual privacy, expression, and equality. Surveys approaches of feminist and gay legal theorists to such questions as identity representation and performance. Uses legal and theoretical frameworks to examine issues in particular contexts, including the family, the workplace, public schools, the media, the U.S. military, and the criminal law.