Election Law

Law 240






This course addresses the body of law that structures and regulates the American political process.  Topics covered include: the right to vote; one person/one vote; legislative districting; partisan gerrymandering; minority vote dilution; the constitutional rights of political parties; access to the ballot; direct democracy, and campaign finance regulation.

 First Amendment and/or Civil Rights are helpful but not necessary.

Mandatory:  Constitutional Law

B. Marshall

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