Constitutional Law II
This required course is the second part of a two-semester introduction to constitutional law and theory with a primary focus on the constitutional rules governing individual rights and equality. While the precise subject matter will vary based on the professor, major topics include the history and interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment, including issues related to race and sex-based classifications, economic rights, and the scope of individual liberties protected under the Due Process Clause. The course will also provide a basic overview of the First Amendment's Speech and Religion Clauses.
This required course is the second part of a two-semester introduction to constitutional law and theory. This course is part of the Core Curriculum. All students must complete this course during their second year. Concepts introduced in this course are heavily tested on the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) and the Multistate Essay Exam (MEE).