Fall 2016 not offered
This course, the politics of civil liberties, introduces students to a uniquely American contribution (one that other Western democracies have freely emulated) to the practice of politics: the written specification of individual liberties and rights that citizens possess against the state. Civil liberties is not, however, a course on law. It is, instead, a course in political science that has as its subject the relationship of law to some of the most fundamental questions of politics. Topics covered will include privacy, due process, equal protection, freedom of expression, and freedom of religion.
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||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST)(GOVT)(GOVT-American)
Hamilton et al., THE FEDERALIST PAPERS
Finn & Kommers, AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
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Two moot courts and a final examination.
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