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2021-2022 Catalog

GOVT 314 Liberty in the United States: Law and Politics

Many of the social conflicts that the law considers relate to claims of right grounded upon conceptions of liberty as a fundamental value of the constitutional system of the United States. This course explores the concept of liberty, its place in United States law and politics, and its application to questions of constitutional and political rights. Topics include privacy, and criminal justice. [W]


One of the following: GOVT 101, GOVT 213, GOVT 311, GOVT 313, GOVT 315, or permission of instructor