Public Interest Law Concentration, Law (MJ)

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Required Courses

Course Title Semester Hours
Select two from the following:6
FIRST AMENDMENT: FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND RELIGION
CIVIL RIGHTS
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE I: INVESTIGATION
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE II: ADJUDICATION
LEGISLATION AND STATUTORY INTERPRETATION

Elective Courses

Course Title Semester Hours
Select at least three from above or from the following:9
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION
SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND THE LAW
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PRACTICUM
CHILDREN'S HUMAN RIGHTS UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW
CATHOLIC SOCIAL JUSTICE & THE LAW
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Children and the Law)
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Critical Race Theory)
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Feminist Jurisprudence)
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Immigration and Criminal Law)
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Law of Citizenship)
SENIOR RESEARCH SEMINAR (Sexual Trafficking)
WOMEN'S HUMAN RIGHTS UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW
JUVENILE JUSTICE
PRIVACY LAW
EMPLOYMENT LAW
ANIMAL LAW
ELECTION LAW
LABOR LAW
INTERNATIONAL LAW
INDEPENDENT STUDY
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
PREDATORY LENDING
FIRST AMENDMENT: FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND RELIGION
HOUSING LAW
CONSUMER PROTECTION
RACE, RACISM AND UNITED STATES LAW
FEDERAL CRIMINAL LAW
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW
IMMIGRATION LAW AND POLICY
ASYLUM AND REFUGEE LAW AND POLICY
LEGISLATION AND STATUTORY INTERPRETATION
CONSTITUTIONAL TORTS & SECTION 1983

Open Electives

Students complete the remaining credit hours for the MJ degree by taking additional Public Interest Law elective courses, by choosing courses from the current College of Law course catalog, or by a enrolling in a combination of both.