POLS 425 Legal Regulation of American Democracy
Content: The legal regulation of the American political system. The equal protection concept of voting rights, particularly the "One Person, One Vote" rule and the Voting Rights Act, and federal campaign-finance regulation. Additional topics include the constitutional rights of political parties and the law relating to ballot propositions. Discussion of descriptive and normative issues. This course is taught at the law school.
Prerequisites: POLS 301.
Restrictions: Junior standing required.
Usually offered: Annually, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.