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Constitutional Law, Advanced: Law and Democracy

This seminar course explores the constitutional issues raised by elections and voting, covering several major topics, including the right to vote, voter identification requirements, and reapportionment.

Constitutional Law, Advanced: Law and Democracy

Constitutional Law, Advanced: Law and Democracy

This seminar covers several major topics, including the right to vote, voter identification requirements, reapportionment, restrictions on racially discriminatory voting laws, regulation of political parties, First Amendment restrictions on campaign finance laws (including Citizens United), direct democracy, partisan gerrymandering, constitutional restrictions on redistricting, and Bush v. Gore.

This seminar course explores the constitutional issues raised by elections and voting. Students in the course will draft judicial opinions, legal memoranda, and advocacy briefs, and receive intensive feedback on their written work.

Satisfies the Writing Requirement.

Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Civil Rights/Civil Liberties; Government/Public Sector

Prerequisites: Constitutional Law I and Constitutional Law II

2 Credits

PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS

Business and Financial Services

Intellectual Property and Privacy

Government and Public Interest Law

General Practice / Chart Your Path

 

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