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220.6 sec. 004 - Constitutional Law (Spring 2021)

Instructor: Bertrall Ross  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction


MTuTh 2:15 PM - 3:25 PM
Location: Internet/Online
From January 19, 2021
To May 04, 2021

Course Start: January 19, 2021
Course End: May 04, 2021
Class Number (1Ls): 32342
Class Number: 32342

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 99
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 100
As of: 05/08 05:45 AM

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 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.

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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