Jan 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

PS 372 American Constitutionalism (II): Civil Rights and Liberties

Spring Semester

This course will examine the foundations and development of civil rights and liberties within the American constitutional system. Particular attention will be given to the ratification debates concerning the Bill of Rights and the evolving constitutional status of speech, religion, racial and gender equality, privacy, death penalty, as well as a host of contemporary debates involving gay rights, gun control, affirmative action, and campaign financing. This course is cross-listed as HIS 372 .

3 credit hours