584
LAW

Civil Rights

Law School Description

This course focuses on the civil rights of Americans and introduces alternative remedies and procedures for securing these rights. Statutory law, including 42 USC 1983, the Equal Pay Act, and various statutes prohibiting discrimination, are emphasized as well as Bivens-type actions, common law causes of action in tort, enforcement by the Justice Department and other government agencies, and criminal prosecution of civil rights violators. The course compares these litigation alternatives, noting their strengths and limitations, and studies the experiences of the lawyers who have used them.

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

Focuses on the civil rights of Americans and introduces alternative remedies and procedures for securing these rights.

Typical Course Credit

2

Credit Limit

3

Repeat Limit

Not Repeatable

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Assigned Sections

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Category

Criminal Law
Litigation

Semesters Offered

Class Instructor(s) Term Yearsort ascending
View class page Daniel M. Gluck
Fall
2014

Tentative Course Rotation

Full Time
Varies
Varies
Part Time
Varies
Varies

Effective Since

Fall
1978

Offering

Regular

Schedule Type

Lecture/Discussion (LED)

Major Restrictions

Law