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The Supreme Court has long declared that the right to vote is fundamental, because it is preservative of all other rights. Yet for most of this country’s history, the voting rights of many Americans have been denied or diluted. This course will examine the right to vote in theory and practice, focusing especially on its ...
The Supreme Court has long declared that the right to vote is fundamental, because it is preservative of all other rights. Yet for most of this country's history, the voting rights of many Americans have been denied or diluted. This course will examine the right to vote in theory and practice, focusing especially on its relationship to racial and economic justice. We will consider what has been done and what should be done to move us closer to the ideal of political equality, as well as the proper role of unelected judges in our democracy. The subjects covered will include the history of the right to vote, the "one person, one vote" principle, the Voting Rights Act, partisan gerrymandering, voter identification, voter registration, political parties, and campaign finance.