2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ADJ414: Civil Liberties

3 Credit(s)
Fulfills Core Requirement in Social Sciences
This course covers civil rights and civil liberties in the United States, with special attention to issues related to freedom of religion, freedom of speech and press, the rights of the criminally accused, the right to privacy, economic rights, and disputes related to race and sex. Careful attention is paid to historical court cases and documents that illuminate the original meaning of the U.S. Constitution, as well as to more recent court cases that argue for a looser and more progressive method of interpretation. Cross-listed with POL414 .
Theme: Defining the American Experience