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LGBT Survey Results: Syracuse University College of Law

Nondiscrimination Policy

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era, or to any extent discrimination is prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Syracuse University welcomes people with disabilities and in compliance with Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Services for students with disabilities are coordinated by the Office of Disability Services, Room 309, 804 University Avenue, 315.443.4498 (VOICE), 315.443.5019 (TDD).

Syracuse University supports equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, or gender, and in compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or gender. Questions about any of the University’s equal-opportunity policies, including compliance with Title VI, Title VII, and Title IX, may be directed to:

Andrew Gordon
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Office of Human Resources
Skytop Office Building
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY 13244-5300
Phone: 315.443.4224

LGBT Student Organization(s)

For information about OutLaw, contact sucolsenate@law.syr.edu.

LGBT Faculty

Paula C. Johnson
Professor of Law
Email: pcjohnso@law.syr.edu

Casey M. Sprock Jr.
Adjunct Professor
Email: csprock@baslaw.com

LGBT Administrator(s)

Andrew S. Horsfall
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: ashorsfa@law.syr.edu

LGBT Course(s)

Casey M. Sprock Jr., Adjunct Professor, teaches the following LGBT-specific courses:

  • Sexual Orientation & the Law addresses legal issues as they affect the lives of lesbians, gays, and bisexuals in the United States. Constitutional law, employment law, family law, property law, criminal law, and estate planning are the areas of primary focus.
  • Lawyering Skills for Nontraditional Families covers the drafting of legal instruments for individuals and their loved ones who do not fit the traditional nuclear family model. Topics would include domestic-partnership agreements; estate-planning instruments (e.g., wills, trusts, and corporate formations); tax planning; and second-parent adoptions.

Domestic-Partner or Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

No details provided.

Additional Information

Syracuse University College of Law welcomes members of the LGBT community to a diverse campus environment. Syracuse University and the surrounding community have long been considered to provide an open and friendly environment to the LGBT community. Applicants are encouraged to discuss sexual orientation and identity in their application, along with activities and leadership experience related to LGBT initiatives and organizations.

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May 21, 2014, 13:28 PM

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