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This course introduces students to the Supreme Court and to the main outlines of American constitutional law. Emphasis will be on the political role of the Supreme Court and the development of American ideas about civil rights. Issues will include race relations, privacy rights, sexuality and marriage, civil liberties in wartime, and the law of criminal procedure.
Repeatable:N Formerly 50-2301 PL Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3