Law 606: Constitutional Law I
This course provides an introduction to the law of the Constitution of the United States. Topics covered include federalism and separation of powers; the origins and nature of judicial review and limitations on federal court jurisdiction; the nature and scope of federal legislative and executive power; state power and relationships between the federal government and the states; the impact of the Reconstruction-era amendments; equal protection, due process, and other constitutional protections for individual rights; and methods of constitutional interpretation.
Sequence and Prerequisites: Required in the first year for JD students.
Evaluation: Final examination