2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2018  
2018-2019 University Catalog
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POV 280 - Poverty Law


Credits: 3

Prerequisite: POV 101 or instructor consent. Historical and contemporary policy debates about poverty in the United States. Topics include the constitutional treatment of poverty, as well as the legal and policy treatment of questions of access to specific social goods, such as housing, health care, education, and legal services. Coverage of those topics include a look at the federalism dimensions of the legal approach to poverty in the United States. We also examine the intersection of the criminal justice system and poverty and touch on international perspectives on poverty. Shaughnessy.




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