2012-2013 Catalog 
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GOVT 183 CM - Comparative Constitutional Law: Lessons from Abroad

In framing the American Constitution it was argued that America was creating a new form of government. Since then, constitutional government has become common. This course examines basic questions of constitutional law from a comparative perspective. How do different nations create and sustain a political order? How do they organize the government or understand and protect civil liberties and rights? Situating political and philosophical question about foundational law in a comparative perspective, this course attempts to shed light on the nature of constitutional government, the law, and political community.

Prerequisite: GOVT 020 CM 

Offered: Every other year

Credit: 1

Course Number: GOVT183 CM