21H.227 Constitutional Law in US History


Class Info

Introduces major themes and patterns of change in American constitutional law since 1787, including federal-state relations, racial and gender equality, economic regulation, and civil liberties. Readings consist of original court cases, especially from the US Supreme Court, including cases of the current term. Emphasis on the historical development of constitutional law and on the relationship between the Supreme Court and broader social, political, and cultural trends.

This class has no prerequisites.

21H.227 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by C. Capozzola.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-242.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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