This course is an examination of the historical development and constitutional principles of American government including inquiries into federalism, national and state powers, separation of powers, checks and balances, due process, and equal protection of the laws. The primary focus will be on case law of the Supreme Court from the Marshall court to the present.
Effective Citizenship, Interpretation
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GOVT)(GOVT-American)(HRAD-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Kommers, Finn, and Jacobsohn, AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, 2nd edition (hardcover or volume #1 in paperback)
Packets of edited cases and excerpted law journal articles, selected books.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Two midterms and one final examination.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Class participation will count as a portion of the grade.
|Instructor(s): Finn,John E. Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: PAC421; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 10||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: -10||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 5||SO: 5||FR: X|
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