Tompkins Cortland Community College

PARC213 - Constitutional Law


This course is a survey of issues involving U.S. Constitutional Law, including the particulars and history of the Constitution and its amendments, Supreme Court decisions over the past 210 years, the relationships among political institutions, civil rights and liberties, commerce and property rights, and criminal justice and rights. Information will be presented from a legal perspective, as well as a historical perspective. A student successfully completing this course will acquire some proficiency with the scholarly study of law and its application. BUAD 201, CRJU 105, PARC 101, or POSC 103 are recommended. Prerequisites: Paralegal Studies certificate major; ENGL 101; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Occasionally.