Law7541 - Constitutional Law I

LAW7541 - Constitutional Law I

Course Number: 

7541

Type: 

Lecture

Credits: 

2

Prerequisite(s):

none

This course is an introduction to American constitutional law. Topics include: the role of the judiciary and other institutions in interpreting and applying the Constitution of the United States; theories of constitutional interpretation; the practice and meaning of judicial review in a political democracy; structural and individual rights approaches to constitutional limitations on government authority; and the public-private distinction in constitutional law.