Current students must register through the Recorder’s Office, which also oversees student files and posts grades.
Associate Director of Student Affairs
Phone: (812) 855-1888
E-mail: adlanham [at] indiana [dot] edu
Indiana Law students can build their own plan of study by taking classes from a number of different areas, or they can choose an area of focus.
Description This course will explore the various ways in which state and federal governments have used and abused power to regulate sexuality and reproduction in the United States, as well as what the proper role of government is with regard to sexual activity, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity and roles, and pregnancy. We will pay special attention to the constitutional protections afforded in those areas and will touch upon the dominant theories#natural law, Foucault, liberal, feminist, and economic theories#that inform contesting views. Possible specific topics may include: contraception and abortion restrictions and protections; regulation of women during pregnancy, sexuality education; LGBTQIA discriminations and protections in contexts of marriage, adoption, employment, and sexual intimacy; the enforcement of gender and gender roles including through the medical and societal treatment of intersex children; and restrictions on sexual activity such as sodomy, the use of #sex toys,# S&M, statutory rape, incest, and prostitution. Requirements include active preparation and class participation (including weekly short #thought# papers) and an independent research paper on a topic of the student#s choosing (satisfies the advanced research requirement). No exam.
Faculty D. Johnsen
|Fall 2014 - 2015||Seminar in Constitutional Law: Sexuality, Reproduction & the Constitution||Johnsen, D.|
|Fall 2013 - 2014||Seminar in Constitutional Law: Sexuality, Reproduction & the Constitution||Johnsen, D.|
|Fall 2012 - 2013||Seminar in Constitutional Law: Sexuality, Reproduction & the Constitution||Johnsen, D.|
|Fall 2010 - 2011||Seminar in Constitutional Law: Sexuality, Reproduction & the Constitution (syllabus) (first day's assignment)||Johnsen, D.|
|Fall 2009 - 2010||Seminar in Constitutional Law: Sexuality, Reproduction & the Constitution||Johnsen, D.|