POLS4215 - Const Law: Fed & Sep Powers

General

Course Subject Code

POLS

Course Number

4215

Course Title

Const Law: Fed & Sep Powers

Course Description

This course examines the development of important judicial doctrines on the Constitutional structure of the US using a case-law approach. Emphasis is on Supreme Court decisions regarding the allocation of powers among the branches of the national government and the division of powers between the national and state governments. The preservation of civil liberties presupposes an effective system of federalism, separation of powers, and checks and balances. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1101, ENGL 1102 and POLS 1101 with a minimum grade of C.

Min

3