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Political Science

This guide is dedicated to research and courses in Political Science.

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Welcome to the PSC-0260: Constitutional Law

Should local governments be able to take one’s property, using eminent domain and turn it over to a private developer? Can the federal government pass laws punishing violence against women? Can states legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes? Using legal opinions and political science analysis, we will answer these and other questions about the fundamental principles of the American political structure, including the relationship amongt the three branches of government. Students will choose cases and topics to research and make presentations to the class. Prerequisite: One social science course or POI

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Featured Subject Specific Resources

Encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries and other reference books can be a great place to start your research. They will:

  • Give you the background information you need to start researching unfamiliar concepts
  • Help you to narrow your topic down to a manageable research question
  • Provide fast, reliable sources for definitions, facts, and statistics.
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Use the following multi-subject and subject-specific databases to search for detailed research articles on your topic. Login required for off-campus access. Click here for the full list of Rosemont's electronic databases.

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