Constitutional Law (Shanor) - Sec 2B
MTR 10:30AM - 11:45AM
Silverman Hall 240A
A study of basic issues of federal constitutional law. Major topics will be: the role of courts in the interpretation of enforcement of the U.S. Constitution; the scope of federal legislative powers under the Constitution; federalism limitations placed on the powers of state and local governments; individual civil, political, and human rights under the U.S. Constitution, with the primary emphasis on the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Constitutional Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of constitutional law; Perform legal analysis in the context of constitutional law; Communicate effectively on topics related to constitutional law; Demonstrate an understanding of constitutional law affects other areas of law.
"Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking" by Sanford Levinson, Jack M. Balkin, Akhil Reed Amar, Reva B. Siegel, Cristina M. Rodriguez