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Title : 17.245 The Supreme Court, Civil Liberties, and Civil Rights (MIT)

Description : This course introduces students to the work of the Supreme Court and to the main outlines of American constitutional law, with an emphasis on the development of American ideas about civil rights. The goal of the course is to provide students with a framework for understanding the major constitutional controversies of the present day through a reading of landmark Supreme Court cases and the public debates they have generated. The principal topics are civil liberties in wartime, race relations, privacy rights, and the law of criminal procedure.

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromyear : 2006

Creator :

Date : 2014-01-31T00:50:34+05:00

Relation : 17.245

Language : en-US

Subject : Supreme Court

Subject : Congress

Subject : constitutional law

Subject : racial profiling

Subject : wartime

Subject : affirmative action

Subject : constitutionality

Subject : civil rights

Subject : civil liberties

Subject : roe

Subject : wade

Subject : economic liberties

Subject : desegregation

Subject : gender discrimination

Subject : gay marriage

Subject : sexual orientation

Subject : fundamental rights

Subject : federalism

Subject : separation of powers

Subject : supreme court cases

Subject : marbury

Subject : madison

Subject : mccullough

Subject : maryland

Subject : bush

Subject : gore

Subject : dred scott

Subject : sanford

Subject : brown

Subject : board of education

Subject : equal protection of the laws

Subject : immigration

Subject : welfare

Subject : Eighth Amendment

Subject : First Amendment

Subject : poverty

Subject : criminal procedure

Subject : World War II

Subject : Korean War

Subject : post 9/11 america

Subject : judicial review

Subject : religion

Subject : citizenship

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