605 Race and the Law Speakers Series

In this Speakers Series, leading scholars and activists will share insights on pressing questions shaping U.S. race relations, including: (1) what would an anti-racist society look like; (2) what should and can be done about the carceral state; and (3) how do we address challenges inherent in concepts like allyship, representation, and intersectionality. Participation from a diverse group of students is encouraged.

Course Areas of Practice
Evaluation Methods
  • Reflective Writing
  • Class participation
Degree Requirements
Course Type
  • Speaker Series
Learning Outcomes
  • Legal analysis and reasoning, legal research, problem-solving, and written and oral communication in the legal context
  • Exercise of proper professional and ethical responsibilities to clients and the legal system

Spring 2023

2023
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

605.01 1
  • Reflective Writing
  • Class participation
Trina Jones W 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

In this Speakers Series, leading scholars and activists will share insights on pressing questions shaping U.S. race relations, including: (1) what would an anti-racist society look like; (2) what should and can be done about the carceral state; and (3) how do we address challenges inherent in concepts like allyship, representation, and intersectionality. Participation from a diverse group of students is encouraged.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Pre/Co-requisites
None

Spring 2021

2021
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

605.01 1
  • Reflective Writing
  • Class participation
Trina Jones, Guy-Uriel Charles, H. Timothy Lovelace, Jr.

In this speakers series, leading experts and commentators will offer thoughts on pressing questions shaping race relations, including: 1) what would an anti-racist society look like; (2) what should and can be done about the carceral state; and (3) how do we address challenges inherent in concepts like allyship, representation, and intersectionality. Evaluation will consist of class attendance and participation and reflection papers. Participation from a diverse group of students is encouraged. Credit/No credit

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Pre/Co-requisites
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.