Jun 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

POL 319 - Advanced Seminar in Constitutional Law

4 credits (Spring)
This course is an in-depth exploration of the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in American democracy, focusing on the question of how courts strike a balance between protecting democratic values and protecting the rights of vulnerable minorities. Students will read contemporary legal theory and write a research paper linking a particular topic of interest to them to larger questions about rights in a constitutional democracy.

Prerequisite: Third or fourth-year standing and POL 219 .
Instructor: Staff