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GOVERNMENT

GOVT-545
Landmark Law Cases (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Emphasizing the social and political dimensions of constitutional litigation, this course examines some of the most important cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. Students are encouraged to understand American constitutional development as the product of social, economic, and political choices rather than merely legal formalism. Prerequisite: SPA-220 or SPA-350 or graduate standing, and minimum 2.5 GPA.