Constitutional Law in United States Politics

Examines (1) the political and social dynamics and interpretive methods that shape the constitutional decisions of the U. S. Supreme Court, and (2) the political impact of the Court's constitutional decisions and doctrines on political and social conditions. Emphasis given to the shift from judicial concern with governmental structures and powers to the contemporary concern with individual and group rights. 1 unit Meets the Critical Learning: AIM requirement. (Not offered 2023-24).

Prerequisite: consent of instructor or Political Science 200.

Degree requirement — Critical Learning: AIM

1 unit

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