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.
Prerequisite: consent of instructor or Political Science 200.
|Term||Block||Title||Instructor||Location||Student Limit/ Available||Updated|
|Fall 2016||Block 1||Constitutional Law in American Politics||Dana Wittmer||TBA||25/0||05/01/2016|