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220.6 sec. 001 - Constitutional Law (Fall 2021)

Instructor: Kathryn Abrams  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 4
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


    MTu 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
    Location: Law 140
    From August 16, 2021
    To November 22, 2021

Course Start: August 16, 2021
Course End: November 22, 2021
Class Number: 31377

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 34
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 68
As of: 10/16 04:56 PM

This is an introductory course on Constitutional Law. We will cover judicial review, commerce clause, federalism, separation of powers, equal protection, and substantive due process. The course examines how these concepts have emerged in doctrine, and have been contested through politics and the mobilizations of social movements during transformative periods of American history, such as the Founding, the Civil War, the New Deal, and the Civil Rights Movement. We will also address contemporary constitutional controversies, such as limits on executive power, affirmative action, immigration, or lgbt equality.

Except as approved accommodation, laptops may not be used in this class.

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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