Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment

Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment

Professor Jeannie Suk Gersen
Fall 2018 course
W, F 1:00pm - 3:00pm in Austin Hall Room 101 - East
4 classroom credits

Prerequisite: None

Exam: Any Day Take Home
Course requirements include class participation, multiple short pieces of writing, and an exam.

This course is an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the rights and liberties it defines. Topics include judicial review, federalism, separation of powers, and equal protection and due process of law under the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Extensive coverage is devoted to individual rights under the Fourteenth Amendment.

Laptops and other electronic devices cannot be used in class.

Subject Areas: Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Government Structure & Function