POL 343 - Constitutional Law
A study of the United States Supreme Court in the American political system viewed historically and through the analysis of leading cases from the Court’s inception to the present. The course will examine the Court’s power and jurisdiction, the relationship among the Supreme Court, Congress, and the executive branch under the constitution, and the Court’s interpretation of the separation of power between the federal and state governments. The course will also examine the First Amendment rights of free speech and freedom of religion and some of the leading cases interpreting these rights.
Prerequisites & Notes
POL 100 or POL 213 or approval of instructor.