Comparative Constitutional Law

Comparative Constitutional Law

Professor Lawrence Lessig
Spring 2019 course
M, T 8:10am - 10:10am
4 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: In Class

This course will cover a series of topics arising in the comparative study of constitutional structure and law, with a focus on a comparison between mature and emerging regimes. The first category includes France, Germany, and the United States; the second includes Georgia, Hungary, South Africa, and Russia. It will take up questions of constitutional purpose, function, design, and doctrine, as well as the evolution of constitutional culture.

Subject Areas: Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, International, Comparative & Foreign Law