Sep 26, 2020  
2019-2020 University Bulletin 
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POSC 380 - Constitutional Law I: Institutional Powers

3 hours
This course emphasizes how the Supreme Court of the United States approaches landmark cases in constitutional law and governmental principles of the Constitution. Topics include the powers and processes of the Supreme Court, the powers of the Congress under the commerce clause, the president’s power to wage war and organize the executive department, and the role of individual states’ power in relation to the United States government. These topics will also be addressed utilizing historical and current court cases.

Prerequisite(s): POSC 170 , junior standing, or consent of the instructor.

This course will satisfy the core area requirement in social sciences.

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