This Core Curriculum course is the first part of a two-semester introduction to constitutional law and theory, focusing on doctrine related to the constitutional rules governing the federal government and the constitutional rules addressing the distribution of power between the federal government and the states.
This Core Curriculum 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.
This seminar course explores the constitutional issues raised by elections and voting, covering several major topics, including the right to vote, voter identification requirements, and reapportionment.
This course surveys First Amendment free speech law and issues in depth, including current controversies and precedents such as “commercial” or corporate speech, broadcast “indecency,” and “electioneering communications.”
This course introduces students to legislative process and the nature of statutory construction. It explores the role of public law, legislation, and administrative regulations.