Intro Law And Politics
Courses I Teach
Introduction to Law and Politics
Introduction to law as a means of social ordering, social and political functions of civil and criminal law, organization and functions of courts and the legal profession.
Examination of the U.S. Constitution as interpreted by the Supreme Court. Constitutional principles governing war, foreign relations, commerce, judicial review, congressional and presidential powers, economic liberties, and federal-state relations.
Civil Rights and Liberties
Examination of the U.S. Constitution as interpreted by the Supreme Court. Constitutional principles governing discrimination of the basis of race, gender, other protected statuses, privacy rights, voting rights, and freedom of speech, press, religion, and association.