LAW 5101: Constitutional Law

Course Catalog Number: 
5101
Course Credits: 
4
Course Category: 
First-Year Courses
Full Year Course: 
No
Course Type: 
Lecture

An introduction to American constitutional law, with an emphasis on U.S. Supreme Court decisions. The course will explore various methodologies of constitutional interpretation and modes of constitutional analysis. Topics covered include the role of the judiciary in reviewing acts of the political branches of government; the separation of powers and relations among the three branches of the federal government; the powers of the national government and federalism-based limits on Congress and the states; and individual constitutional rights.

Prerequisites: 

Course Offerings

Class Number:
14052
Term:
Spring 2014-15
Professor(s):
Class Number:
14051
Term:
Spring 2014-15
Professor(s):