Equal Protection: Race and the Civil Rights Acts – 6084

Spring 2023

The course will cover the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment and the three major civil rights acts passed in the 1960s to give content to that clause. The Choper casebook will be used for the equal protection clause and provide materials about the legislative histories and regulatory and statutory constructions of the major provisions of the 1964, 65, and 68 Civil Rights Acts.