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    • 21459-01
    • Poverty and Work
    • Jolls
    • Thu 11:10 AM-1:00 PM
    • 2
    • -
    • open enrollment
    • not applicable
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    Poverty and Work (21459). 2 units. This course will explore the major legal issues at the intersection of poverty and work. It will overview the historical and contemporary legal treatment of poverty under the Constitution and federal and sub-federal legislation. It will address the relationship between poverty and disability, with attention as well to the relationship between poverty and race, sex, and national origin. It will consider non-traditional approaches to combating poverty, including international perspectives. Throughout, the course will focus on the role of, and the challenges associated with, legal support for meaningful employment for individuals living in poverty. The written work required for the course will be four four-page analytic essays on course concepts and materials. Students interested in completing their Substantial Paper in connection with the written work required for the course may do so with the permission of the instructor. C. Jolls.

    Location: SLB - 129 (Thu)
    Grade mode: graded
    CRN: 20401

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