Nov 28, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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AAS 3691 - U.S. Constitutional Law: Pre-Civil Rights Movements

While learning the basic principles of Constitutional Law and legal reasoning, students taking this course will also learn the critical role law plays in correcting social injustices in our society, the significance of precedents and stare decisis in a common law system; and how to distinguish cases that have similar factual bases but different judicial holdings. The course is also intended to help students develop a sharpened sense of civic responsibility, especially in relation to issues of equality and justice.

Requisites: Jr or Sr
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • To assist students to gain knowledge and skills that will enable them to pursue advanced studies in law, African American Studies or in the other related disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences.
  • To introduce students to intensive research and writing about the legal, historical, sociological, political, and socioeconomic challenges African Americans have faced and overcome.

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