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220.1 sec. 001 - The Constitution in the Early Republic (Spring 2020)

Instructor: John Choon Yoo  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 2

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

Meeting:

    M 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
    Location: TBA
    From January 13, 2020
    To April 28, 2020

Course Start: January 13, 2020
Course End: April 28, 2020
Class Number: 32164

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 18
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 24
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM


This course explores the Constitution through an examination of the history of its framing. We will discuss the ideological origins of the American Revolution, the Critical Period under the Articles of Confederation, the drafting and ratification of the Constitution, and important debates in Washington administration. Readings will include a mix of primary sources, such as the Federalist Papers and debate records, and secondary historical works. Students will submit a paper on an issue of constitutional history or interpretation using historical sources.


Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend in order not to be dropped.


Requirements Satisfaction:


This is an Option 1 class; two Option 1 classes fulfill the J.D. writing requirement.


Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Public Law and Policy

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Readers:
No reader.

Books:
Required Books are in blue

  • Crisis and Command
    John Yoo,
    Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
    ISBN: 9781607145554
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $4.00
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.
  • Empire of liberty
    Gordon S. Wood
    Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2009.
    ISBN: 9780199832460
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 41.49
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.
  • Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Ratification of the Constitution
    Jack Rakove
    Edition: 1997
    Publisher: Vintage Books
    ISBN: 9780679781219
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 15.16
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.
  • The Pacificus-Helvidius debates of 1793-1794
    Alexander Hamilton and James Madison; edited and with an iintroduction by Morton J. Frisch
    Publisher: Indianapolis : Liberty Fund, c2007.
    ISBN: 9780865976894
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 0.97
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.
  • The creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787
    by Gordon S. Wood
    Publisher: New York, Norton [1972, c1969]
    ISBN: 9780807847237
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 37.50
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.

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