220.6 sec. 001 - Constitutional Law (Spring 2020)
Instructor: Bertrall Ross (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.
- MTuW 2:15 PM - 3:25 PM
Location: Law 100
From January 13, 2020
To April 28, 2020
Course End: April 28, 2020
Class Number (1Ls): 31481
Class Number: 31481
Enroll Limit: 100
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM
This course will provide an introduction to Constitution Law. The course will be divided into four major sections. The initial section will introduce you to judicial review and constitutional interpretation. The next two sections will focus on what are often referred to as “structural” matters. The second section explores the concept of separation of powers - the division of authority between the three branches of the federal government. The third section will address addresses federalism - the relationship between the federal government and the states and the constitutional limits that define the powers of each over various subject matters. The final section will focus on constitutionally guaranteed rights. This will include an introduction to the structure of constitutional protections, equal protection, and an examination of fundamental rights under the Due Process Clause.
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