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Fall 2017
5488 Constitutional Law - BERMAN- 16691

Professor(s): Emily Berman (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 2nd Year - Part-Time 

Time: 6:00p-7:20p  MTTH  Location: 240  TUII

Course Outline: This introductory course will cover the text of the United States Constitution, the power of judicial review over federal and state legislation, and the scope of (and limitations on) the federal government’s power via sources such as commerce, spending, taxing, war and enforcement sections of the post Civil War amendments. It will cover constitutional constraints on the allocation of federal power amongst the executive, legislative and judicial branches. Individual rights guaranteed by the Constitution will also be addressed, including rights to free speech and religious freedom under the first amendment, as well as rights such as due process and equal protection created or incorporated by the 14th amendment. The course will also briefly consider the treatment of Indians, immigrants and territories under the Constitution.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 8/18/17

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Final Exam Schedule: 12/12 6 - 10PM  240 TU2    

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

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: Yes

Course Materials (3/28/2017 2:11:44 PM)

Book(s) Required





PROCESS.OF CONST.DECISIONMAKING-17 SUPP | Edition: 17
Author:BREST
ISBN:9781454882480
Publisher:W KLUWER

PROCESS.OF CONST.DECISIONMAKING | Edition: 6TH 15

Author: BREST

ISBN: 9780735594449

Publication Date: 10/07/2014

Publisher: W KLUWER



You may purchase each book separately, or as a bundle under ISBN: 9781454874898, for Constitutional Law.