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Spring 2015
7340 WRS: Higher Education Law - OLIVAS- 20099

Professor(s): Michael Olivas (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Constitutional and Criminal Law 

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  TTHLocation:  

Course Outline: This course will cover legal and governance issues that affect higher education institutions: legal governance, academic freedom, faculty, students, and equity topics. The class will include law students and graduate students from other UH colleges. Each student will prepare and submit a seminar paper on an approved college law topic of your choice, which, with class participation, will result in the course grade.

Course Syllabus:

Course Notes:   Quota= 12

On an experimental basis, I will not allow any computers or e-devices to be used in class. This means no e-versions of the course materials. I will not receive any royalties from the sales of the book materials, and will use the proceeds for class pizza at the end of the semester, and will donate the remaining funds to a UHLC student organization.

Prerequisites: Yes  Not open to 1Ls

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: Yes