Tompkins Cortland Community College

POSC213 - Constitutional Law


Cross-listed as PARA 213. 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 is presented from legal and historical perspectives. A student successfully completing this course acquires some proficiency with the scholarly study of law and its application. BUAD 201 or CRJU 105 or PARA 101 or POSC 103 are recommended. Prerequisites: ENGL 101; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.). Occasionally.