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Winter 2021
Sep 24,2021
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PS 275 - Legal Processes Through Civil Rights and Liberties
This course introduces students to basic concepts of the legal system by focusing on the civil rights and liberties of American citizens. Among the legal principles covered are how the court system is organized, the differences between civil and criminal law, and how court cases are appealed. Fundamental civil rights and liberties covered include the issues of free speech, unreasonable search and seizure, the right to counsel, the impact of the Patriot Act on these rights, the right to privacy including a woman's right to control her own body, freedom of religion, the separation of church and state, and the equal protection of the laws dealing with discrimination in America.
4.000 Credit hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Social Science Division
Social Science Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Social Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now

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