CAAS 451 - Law, Race, and the Historical Process, II
Section: 001 Law, Race and Historical Process
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Advisory Prerequisites:
CAAS 450.
Other Course Info:
(African-American Studies). W.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course is the second half of a two-course sequence on the constitutional and legal history of African Americans. It covers the phase of this history beginning with the advent of the Modern Civil Rights Movement and extending to the present. In this course, we will approach law as an institution which is constantly shaping and being shaped by the cultural, economic, political, and social environments around it. In looking at the interaction between law, race, and historical process in the latter half of the twentieth century, the course will explore the reciprocal relationship between law and the societal order, the role of law in the philosophical and social discourse of African Americans, and the function of law in the developmental strategies adopted by them. This course will routinely examine the constitutional and legal experience of African Americans as a case study in how ideas are transformed by historical forces in malleable principles of law.

CAAS 451 - Law, Race, and the Historical Process, II
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001 (LEC)
M 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Note: Law, Race and Historical Process II
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