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Civil Liberties Litigation

Course Abbreviation: 
CL&CR 956
Credits: 
3
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: Y

This course examines the protection of individual rights afforded by the Constitution by analyzing litigation involving violations of individual rights by the government and its officers. The principal substantive areas addressed are prisoners' rights, police misconduct, and political surveillance. In the process of examining the substantive civil rights issues, the course will analyze advanced concepts of civil procedure, constitutional law, federal jurisdiction, and trial practice.

Prerequisites: 
None
Faculty: