American Legal History: The Warren Court, 1953-1969

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Fall 2012 Course
Meets: M, T 8:30am - 10:00am in WCC Room 3018
3 classroom credits

This course examines the revolutionary decisions of the Warren Court, beginning with Brown v. Board of Education. It also examines transformative decisions in the areas of reapportionment, criminal procedure, rights to privacy and freedom of speech. Our ultimate goal is to place the Warren Court decisions in the broader context of social movements and social change during the period.

Subject Areas: Constitutional Law & Civil Rights , Legal History .