Election Law

SLN #: 27026
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 008
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Sellers

Course Description:
This course explores the law governing politics and elections in the United States. We will examine a variety of topics, including: the Constitution and its protection of the right to vote, reapportionment, the Voting Rights Act, gerrymandering, the constitutional rights of political parties, campaign finance regulation, and election administration (e.g., the use of electronic voting equipment; provisional and early voting). We will also consider the relationship between these topics and partisanship. A solid foundation in Constitutional Law is strongly recommended.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Unsecure
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Class Attendance is mandatory

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.