Equality and Human Rights Courses

The courses listed below provide a taste of the Equality and Human Rights courses offered at the Law School, although no formal groupings exist in our curriculum. This list includes the courses taught in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. Not all of these courses are offered every year, but this list will give you a representative sample of the variety of courses we might offer over any two-year period. Other new courses will likely be offered during your time at the Law School.

PLEASE NOTE: This page does not include courses for the current academic year. To browse current course offerings, visit my.UChicago.

American Legal History: The Twentieth Century

Big Problems

Child Exploitation, Human Trafficking & the Supply Chain

City Policing

Civil Rights Clinic: Police Accountability

Civil Rights Practicum

The Constitution Goes to School

Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech

Constitutional Law III: Equal Protection and Substantive Due Process

Constitutional Law V: Freedom of Religion

Constitutional Law VI: U.S. Constitutional Rights in Comparative Perspective

Constitutional Law VII: Parent, Child, and State

The Constitutional Rights of Minors from the Minors' Point of View

Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project Clinic

Criminal Procedure I: The Investigative Process

Criminal Procedure II: From Bail to Jail

The Demagogue and Executive Power

Exoneration Project Clinic

Fair Housing

Fairness in Law and Economics

Feminist Economics and Public Policy

Feminist Philosophy

The Future of Voting Rights

Global Inequality

Greenberg Seminar: Black Lives Matter, Why?

Greenberg Seminar: Crime and Politics in Charm City: A Portrait of the Urban Drug War

Greenberg Seminar: Discrimination in American Institutions

Greenberg Seminar: Identity Politics and the State

Greenberg Seminar: Sex and Civil Rights

Greenberg Seminar: Stories of Migration

Greenberg Seminar: What is Racism?

Greenberg Seminar: Why I don't like to talk about race (and gender)

Hate Crime Law

Hellenistic Ethics

The History of Civil Liberties in the United States

How Law & Legal Institutions Address (Or Fail to Address) the Impacts of Racial Segregation in Chicago

Human Rights: Alien and Citizen

Human Rights: Contemporary Issues

Human Rights: Philosophical Foundations

International Human Rights

International Human Rights Clinic

International Humanitarian Law

Islamic Law: Foundations and Contemporary Issues

Labor History and the Law

Law and Public Policy:  Case Studies in Problem Solving

Law and Society

Law and the Mental Health System

The Law of Public Corruption


Life (and Death) in the Law

Poverty and Housing Law Clinic

Poverty Law

Prison Law

Racism, Law, and Social Sciences

Regulation of Sexuality

Reproductive Health and Justice

The Social and Legal Construction of Race

Women's Human Rights in the World

Workshop: Regulation of Family, Sex, and Gender

Wrongful Discrimination: Legal and Philosophical Perspectives