Voting Rights Seminar   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 740 - Voting Rights Seminar

Credits: 2

A survey of the protections afforded the right to vote by the U.S. Constitution and the Voting Rights Act.  The course includes examination of the major Supreme Court cases involving access to the ballot and malapportionment. Primary emphasis will be on racial discrimination in voting under the 14th and 15th Amendments and Sections 2 and 5 of the Voting Rights Act.

Note: This course satisfies the graduation writing requirement.

Basis of Grade: Paper plus credit for strong class participation

Form of Grade: Letter