PLSC 486: CONSTIT LAW I & CIVIL LIBERTIES

(S) The development and interpretation of the Constitution examined through analysis of the decisions of the Supereme Court and secondary sources, focusing on the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment. The course serves as an introduction to how our national heritage of civil liberties has been articulated by the Court to form law and legal doctrine over the course of two centuries, including consideration of the areas of privacy, public morality, defendant's rights, and the death penalty. This dual registration course is also available for upper division elective credit in Criminal Justice. Pre-requisites: CRJU 201 and 205 or permission of instructor. Cross-listed as CRJU 486. (Odd Years Only).

Prerequisites: CRJU201 and CRJU205 Prohibited: CRJU486
Hours
3