Civil Liberties Law & Politics

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Course No: POLI.3370-061; SIS Class Nbr: 12478; SIS Term: 2730
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

A study of constitutional law focused on the evolution of the civil liberties decisions of the Supreme Court. The course will discuss the case law on freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, gun rights, search and seizure, rights of the accused, privacy, and other controversies that reflect the balance of liberty and authority in a free society.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: SS, DSST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Frederick Lewis
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2018: Jan 22 to Apr 08
  • Chat Hours: Thu 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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