Categories: Constitutional Law

Instructor(s)

Coleman, Franciska

Course Data

Room 3226
W 9:50am-11:50am

Pass/Fail: No

Past Grade Distributions

Course Description

Race, Class and Democratic Legitimacy.

This course will: juxtapose political theories of republicanism and democratic citizenship with U.S. Constitutional entitlements to participation, representation and minimum responsiveness; explore the gap between theory, law, and practice for those who are disadvantaged by race and class; examine the efforts, successes, and failures of the Civil Rights Movement, Occupy Wallstreet Movement and Black Lives Matter Movement in closing the gap between theory, law and practice.

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