Law 667 - Voting Rights

Khaled M. Abou El Fadl

Khaled M. Abou El Fadl

Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Professor of Law
B.A. Yale, 1986
J.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1989
Ph.D. Islamic Studies, Princeton, 1999
UCLA Faculty Since 1998
Course Description:

This course will cover the major topics dealing with barriers and protections for racial minority participation in the political process, including voting rights law, reapportionment, redistricting, and ballot access. It will also discuss the competing political and legal theories underpinning the right to vote, the role of the courts and the legislature in ensuring the right to vote, and the role of race in American jurisprudence.