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Spring 2009
Sep 25, 2017
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LAW 627 - Topics in Legal Theroy
This course will look at how the law has been used to impact settlement patterns, either directly and sometimes forcibly, or indirectly. Some of the migrations this course explores include: Native Americans (e.g. Indian Removal Act), African Americans (e.g. Jim Crow laws), Japanese Americans (e.g., Korematsu v. United States), Chinese Americans (e.g., Chinese Exclusion Act, and undocumented immigrants (e.g., Arizona Immigration Law). In addition to exploring the laws and their impact on settlement patterns, this class will also explore themes of how the laws impacted property ownership and whether reparations are appropriate. (1 credit)
1.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Law-JD, Law-LLM
Schedule Types: Seminar, Tutorial

Law Department

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