This course focuses on racial discrimination and to some extent on gender and sexual orientation discrimination. The anti-slavery origins of the Equal Protection clause, the development of the law from Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) to Brown v. Board of... (3 pts.)
The course has two major goals: to engage students in a critical review of the substantive law governing the gathering and dissemination of information by print, broadcast and Internet; and to achieve a fresh understanding of the appropriateness and... Learn more
In this seminar we will study the constitutional history, meaning, and consequences of American territorial expansion in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. From the Northwest Territory to Guantanamo Bay, critical constitutional debates have shaped... Learn more
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