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223.1 sec. 1 - Law of Democracy (Fall 2012)

Instructor: Bertrall Ross  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: Tu 10:00-12:40
Meeting Location: 134

Course Start: August 28, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49553

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 the 2000 presidential election controversy. In addition to examining doctrine, we will focus attention on competing political philosophies and empirical assumptions underlying the Law of Democracy.

This course may satisfy the Writing Requirement.

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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  • The Law of Democracy
    Samuel Issacharoff, Pamela Karlan, Richard Pildes
    Edition: 4th Edition
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    ISBN: 9781599419350
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $178.00
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