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Civil Rights Seminar
Using PBS video series "Eyes on the Prize" and companion readings, this course examines the civil rights movement that began in the years before Brown v. Board of Education and continued throughout the 1950's and 1960's. Provides social, cultural, and historical perspectives on the civil rights movement and the legal developments that grew out of that movement.
An analysis of the sources of and limitations on the federal judicial power. Particular emphasis is placed upon the relationship between the state and federal judicial system.