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Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PA                                     Course Number: 260                                    
Course Title: Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
Subject: Public Administration
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course will examine constitutional law emphasizing civil rights and individual liberties, and also their relation to the criminal justice system. The method of teaching will include reading and discussing U.S. Supreme Court decisions. Students will gain the ability to analyze and apply policies derived from critical-analytic reasoning over selected portions of the U.S. Constitution, the ability to recognize important and relevant considerations involved in real-life issues and situations dealing with civil liberties and civil rights, and a working familiarity with key terms, clauses, cases, and historical formations in Constitutional Law.

Prerequisite: PA 103; ENGL 112.
Corequisite: ENGL 112.
  
Start Date:    01/29/2010                         End Date: