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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

LGS 217 - Constitutional Law

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Examine the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights. Analyze cases focusing on governmental powers and limitations, due process, free speech, privacy rights and religious freedoms and apply these concepts to today’s constitutional issues. Lab fee $10.

Prerequisite(s): LGS 111  or CJS 111  or permission of legal studies director.

Crosslisted: Also offered as CJS 217 ; credit is not given for both LGS 217 and CJS 217 .

Note: This course is not considered a legal specialty course for the purpose of earning legal specialty credits in the Paralegal Studies Program. However, it may be applied as a general elective in the Paralegal Studies Program as noted in the program description. Please see an advisor before registering for this course.