Constitutional Law I offers an introduction and overview to the field of Constitutional Law. It covers federalism, that is, the allocation of powers between the federal and state governments; the role of courts in our constitutional system, that is, the important role played by the United States Supreme Court in interpreting the Constitution; and individual rights, with an analysis of the important role of the Due Process and Taking clauses of the Constitution.
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Note: The schedule shows Friday class meetings. Those reflect make-up classes that will meet for the most part for the first month of classes only.