POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Section: 005 Political Law and Election Law
Term: WN 2019
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, SS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
One course in Political Science.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course examines the development of election law in the United States. We will study court cases and empirical research relating to individual voting rights, gerrymandering, redistricting, election administration, campaign finance, and the political representation of minorities. We will also analyze the tension between federal and state control over elections in the US. Students should be comfortable reading court cases and participating in class discussions regarding these court cases.

This course is in the American Politics subfield.

Intended Audience:

This class will benefit any student who seeks to make persuasive arguments in competitive communicative environments.

Class Format:

Recitation that meets for an hour and a half twice a week.

POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
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