Categories: Constitutional Law
Past Grade Distributions (Fall '22 and onward)
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.