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Instructor
Justice Studies, and Women's and Gender Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
Courses Taught 
JUST 101 Introduction to Social Justice
JUST 322 Women, Justice and the Law
JUST 326 Juvenile Justice System
JUST 334 Criminal Law & Procedure
JUST 337 Workers’ Rights and Human Rights
JUST 350 Field Work Seminar
JUST 357 Social Justice, Mental Health, and the Law
JUST 382 Social Justice and Literature
JUST 383 Social Justice and the Visual Arts
JUST 390 Social Justice and the Environment
WGS 101 Women’s Perspectives
Research Interests 
• Social justice and the environment • Discrimination and worker’s rights • Social justice and the arts
Education 

• J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1994
• M.S.W., Loyola University of Chicago, School of Social Work, Chicago, Illinois, 1983
• B.A., Political Science and Art History, Pitzer College, Claremont, California, 1970

Background 

Professor Bernstein currently practices law in the areas of child custody and plaintiff’s employment rights.

Additional Information 

Professor Bernstein counsels pro bono and represents women who are victims of violence.

Arts and Sciences

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T (773) 442-4790

F (773) 442-4537

Justice-Studies@neiu.edu

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