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Lewis Katz Building, University Park, PA
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Jurisprudence Seminar

Course Abbreviation: 
ULWR 925
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: N

This seminar will investigate basic themes in constitutional jurisprudence from the perspectives of legal and political theory. A tentative list of topics includes separation of powers, the rule of law, sovereignty, democracy, civil and religious liberties and constitutional interpretation. This seminar will emphasize theoretical, as well as historical, dimensions of these topics, and also consider some of their contemporary implications. This course satisfies the upper-level writing seminar requirement.