Sep 26, 2020  
2019-2020 University Bulletin 
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POSC 381 - Constitutional Law II: Civil Liberties

3 hours
This course will focus on the most controversial issues confronted by the Supreme Court in the area of civil liberties, primarily stated in the “Bill of Rights.” Topics may include the court’s approach to the First Amendment freedoms of religion, speech, and the press. In addition, the rights of the criminally accused, including search and seizure, Miranda Rights, rights to an attorney, and the death penalty, will 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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