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LAW 511LEC Constitutional Law 1


This is an introductory lecture course in federal constitutional law. Principal topics include: (1) the framing and ratification of the Constitution, (2) the history and nature of constitutional interpretation, (3) the role of courts of law in the American constitutional regime, including judicial review, (4) the law of Article I, (5) slavery, the Civil War, and the Reconstruction Amendments, (6) the development of the modern Presidency and the law of Article II, (6) due process doctrines of police power, fundamental rights, and dignity; and (7) equal protection doctrine. Evaluation is by group problems completed in class and final essay examination.

Credits: 4
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Published: Apr 06, 2020 07:21:13