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3210: Civil Liberties

Prerequisites: POL SCI 1100 or POL SCI 1200 or consent of instructor. This course examines major U.S. Supreme Court cases in the areas of civil liberties and civil rights. Topics covered may include the incorporation of the Bill of Rights into the Fourteenth Amendment, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of association, the right to protest, discrimination in the contexts of race, gender and sexual orientation, and the right to privacy. The course explores how the Supreme Court has interpreted these fundamental rights in light of changing times and emerging issues.
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Section 001