Legal Studies 176 - Twentieth-Century American Legal and Constitutional History

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Three hours of lecture and one hour of discussion per week. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing. It is recommended that students have completed at least one course in legal studies or political science that deals with American history or American government prior to taking 176. Development of American law and the constitutional system in the 20th century. Topics include Progressive Era Regulatory policy, criminal justice and relations, freedom of speech and press, New Deal legal innovations, modern tort liability, environmental regulation, judicial reform, and federalism. (F,SP) A current syllabus is required to complete a review of this course. Please use the Course Inquiry form to submit a syllabus.