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Constitutional Law: Rights & Liberties

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Course No: POLI.3370-061; SIS Class Nbr: 8977; SIS Term: 2930
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

A study of constitutional law focused on rights and liberties. We will discuss the balance of liberty and authority under the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the Fourteenth Amendment, due process, and equal protection, emphasizing the case law on freedom of religion, speech, press, gun rights, LBGT rights, race, abortion, gender, and the death penalty. Political Science offers two courses in constitutional law for students form any major who are preparing for law school or seeking a background in how constitutional law influences American politics and culture. POLI.3350 or POLI.3370 can be taken alone or both courses in either sequence. On campus and online versions are identical, so students can take each course in either format.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: SS, AMST, DSST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Frederick Lewis
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2020: Jan 21 to Apr 05
  • Chat Hours: Thu 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester 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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