Course Details

Feminist Jurisprudence

This course examines feminist legal theory in an effort to: (i) analyze how the law constructs gender; and (ii) apply the theory to various substantive areas of law and social policy. Among the topics covered are rape, prostitution, pornography, intimate and familial relationships, wealth distribution, the workplace, reproductive rights, and regulation of sexuality. Evaluation Method: Final grade will be based upon class participation, a research paper (20-25 pages in length), and presentation of research at the end of the semester. Students may also satisfy a 3-draft writing requirement through this course with instructor's permission. Class Materials: Bowman, Rosenbury, Tuerkheimer & Yoracko, Feminist Jurisprudence, Cases and Materials, 4th Ed. (2010) ISBN 978-0314264633 Students who would like to complete the 2 draft writing requirement and earn one additional credit hour in this course will be able to self-enroll in the associated LAWWRT 602 Section 6 course section (class nbr 18787) during open enrollment August 26-September 25, 2015. Students who would like to complete the 3 draft writing requirement and earn one additional credit hour in this course will be able to self-enroll in the associated LAWWRT 603 Section 6 course section (class nbr 18767) during open enrollment August 26-September 25, 2015.

Catalog Number: CONPUB 651
Additional Course Information: Perspective Elective,  Research Writing


Course History

Fall 2017
Title: Feminist Jurisprudence
Faculty: Tuerkheimer, Deborah (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25

Spring 2017
Title: Feminist Jurisprudence
Faculty: Tuerkheimer, Deborah (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15

Fall 2016
Title: Feminist Jurisprudence
Faculty: Tuerkheimer, Deborah (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15

Fall 2015
Title: Feminist Jurisprudence
Faculty: Tuerkheimer, Deborah (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25

Fall 2014
Title: Feminist Jurisprudence
Faculty: Tuerkheimer, Deborah (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 24