Instructor(s): Christopher Essert

For graduate students, the course number is LAW3034HF.

Note This course satisfies the Perspective course requirement.

This course will be a legal-philosophical inquiry into the nature of homeless and possible legal and policy responses to it. We will read about and discuss such things as: the relationship between homelessness and freedom; the relationship between homelessness and equality; the possible grounding of a human right to housing; the interaction between homelessness and the Constitution; and various aspects of housing law.

Evaluation
will be by 6 (biweekly) comments of 250-500 words (35%) and a longer (~5,000 words) final paper (65%).

At a Glance

First Term
Credits
3
Hours
2
Perspective course

Enrolment

Maximum
25
20 JD
5 LLM/SJD/MSL/NDEGS/SJD U

Schedule

W: 4:10 - 6:00