PO 342 - Comparative Constitutional Law (LE 342)
 
(3 cr.) Students compare the legal structures and fundamental principles typically found in constitutions by studying the constitutions of several different countries. The course explores the structure of government; the distinction between legislative, executive and judicial authority; the incorporation of fundamental human rights; the relationship between church and state, free speech and the press, and social welfare rights. Participants analyze the distinction between constitutional law and domestic law and assess the role of various constitutional frameworks in a global society. Prerequisite: PO 101, PO 131 or QU 201; Every Other Year, Spring
 
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