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POS-3100 Constitutional Issues

Constitutional Issues analyzes the role of the United States Supreme Court in interpreting the scope of government power, individual rights, civil rights, and public policy within the parameters of the Bill of Rights, other constitutional amendments, and legislation. Throughout the course, the major Supreme Court rulings on civil rights and civil liberties are examined in their historical, legal, political, and social context in relation to both the federal and state governments.

Advisory: This is an upper-level course. Students should have knowledge equivalent to an introductory political science.

Study Methods- :

Self-Directed Courses (POS-3100-SD): This course is offered every term.

Credits: 3

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