Constitutional Law   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 523 - Constitutional Law

Credits: 4

A study of the structure of the Federal Government, the function of the Supreme Court in constitutional government, and the provisions of the United States Constitution that guarantee and protect individual rights against governmental encroachment. Topics include judicial review, sources and limits of congressional power, presidential power, equal protection, substantive due process and identification of unenumerated fundamental rights, freedom of speech, and the religion clauses.

Prerequisites: None

Basis of Grade: Examination

Form of Grade: Letter