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Constitutional Law

Course Catalog Number:
5101
Course Credits:
4
Course Type:
Lecture
Course Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Course Category:
First-Year Courses - Enrollment is limited to first-year students
Full Year Course:
No

Course Description

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.

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