LaJune Lange portrait

LaJune Lange

Adjunct Faculty and President of International Leadership Institute
Degree
J.D., University of Minnesota
B.A., Augsburg College

Judge Lange served on the Fourth Judicial District Court, Hennepin County, in Minneapolis. She has worked locally to improve access to justice through civic education programs for students, the elderly and immigrants. Judge Lange has lectured nationally and internationally in the area of women’s rights, African Diaspora concerns, government corruption, comparative legal systems and judicial independence. Since 1992 she has provided international training programs, lectures and workshops for various organizations including: the American Bar and National Bar Association, Women Judges Association and the International Leadership Institute, for Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Foundation and the United Nations World Conference on Race. Currently Judge Lange is the President of the International Leadership Institute, Minneapolis, MN.

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
LAWS 874 - 01 Critical Perspectives: Race M - - - - - - 1330 - 1525 MSL 242

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1330 - 1525

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MSL 242

Course Registration Number:

23125 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

LaJune Lange

This course will explore the history of race in the law and how race today is a significant factor in matters of most importance in people's daily lives. Students will discuss how the American institutions that control employment, housing, education, voting and the justice system continue to struggle with institutional bias and racism. Students will also explore and discuss the legal and policy issues, past and present, facing these instituitions. Students will discuss the vlaues of the people in power when certain laws were adopted and how those values may impact decision-making This will be done under the umbrella of the University of St Thomas' School of Law mission statement: To integrate faith and reason in the search for truth through focus on morality and social justice. The final is a paper which will satisfy the upper level writing requirement.

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