Academics

Race, Racism and the Law: U.S. Races & the Justice System - LAW 652

3 Hours

The course addresses the racial and legal history of the major racial groups in the U.S., including African Americans, Native Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, and Whites.  As well, the course includes competing definitions and understandings of race and racism; the legal system’s contribution to the construction of race; race, sexuality, and the family; race and popular culture; crime; racist and antiracist speech and expression; and responses to racism, including resistance, coalitions, and healing.



Fall 2012 Section 001
Professor Richard Delgado
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Fall 2013 Section 001
Professor Richard Delgado
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