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220.6 sec. 1 - Constitutional Law (Spring 2012)

Instructor: Bertrall Ross  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 4
Meeting Time: MTuW 2:15-3:25
Meeting Location: 100

Course Start: January 09, 2012
Course Control Number (1Ls): 49580 (section 5)
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49568


This is an introductory course on constitutional law. Among other topics, it covers judicial review, separation of powers, federalism, and equal protection. It examines how these concepts have been filtered through politics and institutional constraints during transformative eras of American history, such as the Founding, the Civil War, the New Deal, and the Civil Rights Movement. The course will also include timely material on the issue of executive power. Individual rights and, in particular, the Bill of Rights will not be the focus of this course. However, the course will examine individual rights in the context of federal and state power, especially as structured by the Fourteenth Amendment.

This course satisfies the Constitutional Law Requirement.

Exam Notes: TH
Course Category: Public Law and Policy

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Books:
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  • Constitutional Law 2011 Case Supplement
    Erwin Chemerinsky,
    Publisher: Aspen Publishers
    ISBN: 9780735507272
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined
  • Constitutional law
    Erwin Chemerinsky
    Publisher: New York : Aspen Publishers, c2009.
    ISBN: 9780735577176
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 45
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.

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