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POLI033B PO - American Constitutionalism II: Rights and Liberties

When Offered: Spring 2021.
Instructor(s): A. Hollis-Brusky
Credit: 1

This course examines the constitutional law and politics of civil liberties and individual rights in the United States through close reading of some of the landmark cases of the United States Supreme Court. The course focuses on the Bill of Rights and the Second Founding, with an emphasis on the First and Fourteenth Amendments, paying close attention to the way in which judicial interpretation of the Constitution has shaped and influenced the political and legal struggle over issues such as privacy, segregation & desegregation, affirmative action, abortion, voting rights, free speech, religious liberty and marriage equality.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 2; Writing Intensive; Analyzing Difference



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