May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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PA 556 - Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties


3 Credit(s)

Provides an intensive review of past and recent Supreme Court decisions that interpret Constitutional guarantees and limit government actions. Examines problems of reconciling individual rights with societal concerns about safety and crime prevention. Analyzes the conflicting group interests that arise around issues such as freedom of speech and assembly, church-state relations, equal treatment before the law for members of minority groups, and post-incarceration rights and duties of convicted persons.

Graduate



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