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223.1 sec. 1 - Law of Democracy (Fall 2014)

Instructor: Bertrall Ross  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: Tu 10:00-12:40
Meeting Location: 10

Course Start: August 26, 2014
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49586


The purpose of this course is to give students a basic understanding of the major themes in the legal regulation of elections and politics. We will cover major Supreme Court cases on topics of voting rights, reapportionment/redistricting, ballot access, regulation of political parties, campaign finance, and gerrymandering. In addition to examining doctrine, we will focus attention on competing political philosophies and empirical assumptions underlying the Law of Democracy.

Prerequisites:
Constitutional Law

This course may satisfy the Writing Requirement.

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Exam Notes: P
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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Books:
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  • The Law of Democracy, 4th
    Samuel Issacharoff, Pamela S. Karlan, Richard H. Pildes,
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    ISBN: 9781599419350
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $172.06
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