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220.6 sec. 001 - Constitutional Law (Fall 2023)

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

Meeting:

MW 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 132
From August 21, 2023
To December 04, 2023

Course Start: August 21, 2023
Course End: December 04, 2023
Class Number: 31577

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 20
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 70
As of: 05/31 08:48 AM


This is a 4-unit introductory course on Constitutional Law. Although it is primarily a substantive class, the course will also include skill building, including small group exercises and practice exams. It will enhance students’ abilities to read and synthesize cases, to formulate effective legal arguments, to engage in critical analysis, and to write law school exams.

Although the course will cover basic principles such as judicial review and federalism, the focus will be on the role of the courts in assessing questions of equal protection (based on race, gender, sexual orientation and disability) and establishing the boundaries of “fundamental rights,” including sexual intimacy, reproductive rights, and marriage.

Requirements Satisfaction:


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


Exam Notes: (F) In-class final exam
Exam Length: 4 hours
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Race and Law
Social Justice and Public Interest

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