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PSCI 117 - Civil Rights Law


Credits: (3)
This is an introductory level course designed for first year students. In this course, students will study the major U.S. federal legislation and Supreme Court cases that came about in response to the civil rights movement of the second half of the 20th century. To help put the statutes and cases in context, students will also study essays and speeches by a variety of authors and leaders from James Baldwin to Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. to Lyndon Johnson, to name a few. This course also counts as an elective in the Legal Studies minor. (As needed)



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