Race and Federalism

Race and Federalism

Professor Guy-Uriel Charles
Spring 2019 seminar
W 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 3034
2 classroom credits

Prerequisite: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This seminar will examine "the oldest question in constitutional law," how we divide power between the states and the national government, from the perspective of race and racial minorities. We will read historical articles, legal articles, empirical articles, and cases to understand how and whether federalism works for racial groups.

Note: This seminar is jointly-listed with FAS as GOV 2303.

Subject Areas: Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Government Structure & Function, Disciplinary Perspectives & Law