POL S 360 A: Introduction To United States Constitutional Law

Meeting Time: 
TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
Location: 
BAG 154
SLN: 
22044
Joint Sections: 
LSJ 360 A
Instructor:
Scott Lemieux

Syllabus Description:

This course will give students an overview of American constitutional law, with a particular focus on three areas: federal power, economic regulation, and civil rights. Students will analyze how American constitutionalism has changed in these areas over time. Students will read case law, as well as other documents relevant to American constitutional development (such presidential veto messages and crucial statutes.) 

Assignments will consist of three in-class exams, case briefs, and a final paper.  

Catalog Description: 
Growth and development of the United States Constitution as reflected in decisions of the Supreme Court; political, social, and economic effects. Offered: jointly with LSJ 360.
Department Requirements: 
American Politics Field
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
November 14, 2017 - 9:26pm