This course inquires into comparative law through the lens of constitutional law and Bills of Rights. It explores both scholarly and practitioner perspectives, as well as case law, to seek answers to issues of rights, social justice, inequalities, racial and gender discrimination and a range of other constitutional issues. The focus of the course is on comparative perspectives to these issues, comparing the American experience to South Africa, Australia, the United Kingdom, India and Canada.
This course explores comparative approaches in substantive legal topics. Assessment includes a research paper and class participation.
Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Government/Public Sector; International Law/Human Rights; Civil Rights/Civil Liberties