POL-365 : Constitutional Law II: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Political Science
Subject:
Political Science
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course builds on the development of the Supreme Court's roles, relationships, and powers by examining the first 10 amendments, with emphasis on the First Amendment freedoms of speech, expression, association, and the clauses with respect to religious freedom. The notion of fair treatment in the justice system is examined through the role of the justices as interpreters of law in American society. 3 credits PREREQUISITES: POL 101, POL 265, OR PERMISSION FROM THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR.