With another important election year on the horizon, Vice Dean Franita Tolson leads
LAW 210: Law and Politics
How do we select and elect our candidates? Why do so many think the system is broken? Examine the relationship between the rules that structure the political system, the theories behind them, and the reality of how the political system actually works.
Vice Dean Franita Tolson's scholarship and teaching are focused on the areas of election law, constitutional law, and legal history and employment discrimination.
Her research also has appeared in leading law reviews including the Boston University Law Review, the Vanderbilt Law Review, the Alabama Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online. She has written or appeared as a commentator for various mass media outlets including The Huffington Post, The Hill, Reuters, and Bloomberg Law.