Comparative Constitutional Challenges

Constitutional Challenges Affecting African, Latino, and Asian American Communities a/k/a Constitution and Communities of Color

This comparative pre-law course examines historical and present constitutional challenges affecting African, Latino, and Asian American communities. Topics include slavery and the prison industrial complex; discriminatory immigration laws and use of citizenship for military recruitment; school segregation and affirmative action; internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and post 9-11 immigration policies affecting Arabs, Muslims, and South Asians; racial profiling and police brutality; and voter disenfranchisement.