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

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

Professor David Strauss
Fall 2019 course
M, T 1:00pm - 3:00pm in Langdell Hall Room 272 - South
4 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home

This course is one of the two basic courses in the field. The first part of the course will consider the constitutional law governing the structure of the United States government, including such subjects as the power of the federal government, the separation of powers within the federal government, and the relationship between the federal government and the states. The second part of the course will consider the law that has been developed under the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Protection Clause and the substantive rights that have been derived from the Due Process Clause.

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