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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2013

Employment Law

Instructor: Carson, L Credits: 3 Course ID: 361J Unique #28995
     Day    Time   Location
   Wednesday 11:50 am - 1:05 pm JON 5.206
   Thursday 11:50 am - 1:05 pm JON 5.206
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Final Tuesday, May 7 8:30 am -   A-Z
  2.139
  2.139
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course will examine the legal doctrines governing employment relations outside of the collective bargaining (unionism) arena.  The course will begin with the development of the common-law doctrine of at-will employment.  The course will then turn to the various means by which the doctrine of free market control of employment has been unraveling, in terms of the recasting of common law contract and tort exceptions to at-will employment.  The course then will explore selected discrete areas of the employment relationship including employment-condition rights, employment discrimination, pension law and rights and post-employment restrictions.

There are no prerequisites for this course.  Students may take this course as well as the labor law and employment discrimination courses.

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