HONR 1100B The US Supreme Court and the Cultural Revolution: Studying the Legacy of the Warren Court

(B) Bachelors
Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences
(UDEN) Farquhar - Dean's Office
3 credits

The purpose of this course is to explore societal and cultural issues in various areas of the law and the legal implications that result. Students will evaluate case law and literature that probe the centerpiece cases heard by the Warren Court. Students will evaluate how an era so affected American history and answered questions on segregation, a person's right to counsel, freedom of religion, right to privacy, criminal procedure, and free speech. This course satisfies general education requirement in social and behavioral sciences. Prerequisite: Honor Students Only (Description Last Updated: Fall 2013 (201420))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify and describe landmark US Supreme Court cases from the Warren Court Era.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of US Supreme Court cases and the impact on society.
  3. Students will identify and evaluate major controversies and important Supreme Court rulings, based on the Constitution and its Amendments, which affect civil rights and civil liberties between the years 1954-
  4. Demonstrate in writing, an understanding of US Supreme Court cases and how the decisions changed history and how cases influence the Roberts Court today.
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