St. Thomas University School of Law

St. Thomas University School of Law
16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33054, USA
Phone: 305.623.2310 | Toll-free: 800.245.4569 | Fax: 305.623.2357
Email: admitme@stu.edu | Website: www.stu.edu/lawschool

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

St. Thomas University School of Law is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The law school conforms to all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination and is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, race, color, disability, religious affiliation, national origin, ancestry, or social condition in its educational programs, admission policies, employment policies, financial aid, or other school-administered programs and activities. The assistant dean for student affairs, located in the Law School Administrative Offices on the first floor of the main law school building, at 305.623.2358, has been designated as the person to handle inquiries regarding this policy.

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

St. Thomas University School of Law is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The Law School conforms to all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination and is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, race, color, disability, religious affiliation, national origin, ancestry, or social condition in its educational programs, admission policies, employment policies, financial aid, or other school-administered programs and activities. The assistant dean for student affairs, located in the Law School Administrative Offices on the first floor of the main law school building, at 305.623.2358, has been designated as the person to handle inquiries regarding this policy.

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

No

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

LAMBDA

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

Yes

Does your law 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?

Sexual Identity and the Law

LAW 899N Two Credits

The seminar addresses the emerging field of gay-, lesbian-, bisexual-, and transgender-related litigation. Seminar topics include the history of sexual identity in law, the humanities, and the social sciences; workplace discrimination; sexual orientation discrimination and the Equal Protection Clause; the debate over same-sex marriage, domestic partnership, and legal recognition of nonmarital relationships; antisodomy laws (Model Penal Code and state laws); the exclusion of lesbians and gays from the military; the constitutional rights of gay students and gay political organizations; sexual minorities and human rights; legal protections available to gay parents (both biological and adoptive); and the legal status of hate crimes statutes and antigay referenda.

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

No

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

No