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POLT 288 - Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers

FC SSCI
4 credits
This course is designed to provide a broad introduction to American constitutional law pertaining to separation of powers. Significant attention will be paid to historic legislative-executive-judicial branch interactions over the Commerce Clause and its application to labor, civil rights, and health care. Attention will also be devoted to presidential powers both domestically and in time of war. Class debates and fact pattern responses will help students to sharpen their understanding of the way in which judicial interpretation affects the balance of powers among the branches of government.
Prerequisites & Notes: One course in American politics.



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