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220.6 sec. 002 - Constitutional Law (Spring 2020)

Instructor: Erwin Chemerinsky  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4

Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.

Meeting:

    MWTh 2:15 PM - 3:25 PM
    Location: Law 105
    From January 13, 2020
    To April 28, 2020

Course Start: January 13, 2020
Course End: April 28, 2020
Class Number (1Ls): 31482
Class Number: 31482

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 195
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 196
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM


Constitutional Analysis focuses on the constitutional provisions creating the American system of government and protecting individual liberties. The course will focus especially on the methods that are used by judges and lawyers for analyzing and interpreting the Constitution.

The course material will be divided into five units. Unit one will examine the separation and balance of powers among the three branches of the federal government. Unit two will focus on the constitutional relationship between the federal and state governments. Unit three will consider the structure of the Constitution’s protection of individual liberties, examining several principles that apply to the constitutional provisions protecting civil rights and civil liberties. The fourth unit will focus on the due process clauses of the fifth and fourteenth amendments and the rights protected under them. Finally, unit five will consider the constitutional guarantee of equal protection of the law.

Requirements Satisfaction:


This class satisfies the J.D. Constitutional Law Requirement.


Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Public Law and Policy

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  • Constitutional Law
    Erwin Chemerinsky
    Edition: Sixth Edition
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    ISBN: 9781543813074
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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