2019-2020 Catalog

POLS 347 Race and Law

Understanding how the law has defined race is of critical significance to the study of politics and the experience and history of race and race relations in America. The course examines definitions of race within legal precedent and how the law has created racial identities. The course considers the relationship between race and law in many different manifestations from the colonial period to the present day to understand theses complex intersections.


4 units


POLS 244 or by permission of instructor