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Fall 2020 Course

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

Prerequisites: None

JD students who have taken other courses covering some of this material should seek permission before enrolling.

Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule

The course considers the structural provisions of the Constitution, but also the individual rights and liberties implicated by the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment. First Amendment liberties and constitutional criminal procedure are addressed in other courses.

The course will be taught through lectures and discussion, including cold calling.

Note: This course is not available for rising 2Ls due to substantial overlap with the 1L Constitutional Law course.

Constitutional Law, 20th Edition
By Noah R. Feldman & Kathleen M. Sullivan
ISBN: 9781683287872
CasebookPlus ISBN: 9781684672158

In addition to the textbook, students should also obtain the 2020 supplement for the book.