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Fall 2013
5488 Constitutional Law - TURNER- 18283

Professor(s): Ronald Turner (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 2nd Year - Part-Time 

Time: 6:00p-7:20p/MW  7:30p-8:50p/TLocation: 209 BLB 

Course Outline: This is introductory course in constitutional law includes the topics of judicial review, separation of powers, due process, equal protection, and the First Amendment.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus pdf

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Class 1: Overview of course
Read the Constitution
Consider: "The Constitution: dead or alive?"
Interpretive methodologies

Class 2: Judicial review, pp. 1-34 in Sullivan & Feldman casebook

Class 3: Standing, pp. 34-54

Class 4: Political Questions, pp. 55-71

Class 5: Federalism, pp. 73-96

Class 6: Federalism, pp. 96-107; Commerce Power, pp. 109-25

Final Exam Schedule: 12/11 6-10pm  240 BLB    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No