Seton Hall University School of Law

Seton Hall University School of Law
Office of Admissions, One Newark Center, Newark, NJ 07102-5210, USA
Phone: 973.642.8747 | Toll-free: 888.415.7271 | Fax: 973.642.8876
Email: admitme@shu.edu | Website: law.shu.edu

 

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation?

Yes

Seton Hall University does not discriminate on the basis of sex age, gender, disability and/or handicap, race, color, religion, national origin, nationality or ancestry, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran status or military service, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, status as a domestic violence victim, arrest status, AIDS and/or HIV status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information or membership in any other class protected by state or federal laws, now or in the future in any phase of its admissions, financial aid, educational, extra-curricular, athletic or other programs or activities, or in any phase of its employment practices. The University’s policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Amendments of 2008, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. These laws prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment, including sexual misconduct and sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, and stalking, The University reserves the right to administer and apply all policies, programs and benefits in a manner consistent with its Catholic identity and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity?

Yes

Seton Hall University does not discriminate on the basis of sex age, gender, disability and/or handicap, race, color, religion, national origin, nationality or ancestry, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran status or military service, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, status as a domestic violence victim, arrest status, AIDS and/or HIV status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information or membership in any other class protected by state or federal laws, now or in the future in any phase of its admissions, financial aid, educational, extra-curricular, athletic or other programs or activities, or in any phase of its employment practices. The University’s policy is in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and harassment. These laws include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Amendments of 2008, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as Amended by the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. These laws prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment, including sexual misconduct and sexual harassment, dating and domestic violence, and stalking, The University reserves the right to administer and apply all policies, programs and benefits in a manner consistent with its Catholic identity and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

Yes

Does your law school have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student organization?

Lambda Law Alliance

Carl Coleman
Professor of Law
Lambda Law Alliance Advisor
Email: carl.coleman@shu.edu

Deborah Edwards
Assistant Dean for Diversity & Inclusion
Email: deborah.edwards@shu.edu

Does your school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender faculty members?

Yes

Does your school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender administrators?

Yes

Does your law school offer any academic courses primarily focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender legal issues?

  • Gender and the Law
  • Gender, Race and the Law
  • Law and Sexuality

Does your law school offer the same benefits to faculty, staff, or student same-sex spouses as they do opposite-sex spouses?

Yes

Does your law school offer any form of domestic-partner benefits to faculty, staff, or students?

Yes