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Course Catalog

Constitutional Law: Civil Rights/Liberties

This course examines the manner in which the U.S. Supreme Court has defined rights and liberties that are protected by the Bill of Rights and the Constitution. Students learn the extent of their speech, religious and privacy rights as well as protections afforded the criminally accused. Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court are examined as well as the impact of those decisions on the politics and culture of the nation. Prerequisite: POLI 130 or instructor’s consent, sophomore standing. Spring semester, alternate years.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0