Constitutional Law and Legal History
Constitutional Law and Legal History
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Curriculum

The Law School’s curriculum features two concentrations with courses in constitutional law and legal history. The following is a list of courses offered during the current and two previous academic years. Numbers in parentheses indicate which academic year(s) the courses were offered, i.e., 2010-11 is coded (11), 2011-12 is coded (12) and 2012-13 is coded (13).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Advanced Campaign Finance (12)
Advanced Topics in the First Amendment (Religion Clauses) (11,12,13)
American Social and Legal History (12)
Analysis of the Military Criminal Legal System (JAG) (11)
Citizenship and Group Identity (12,13)
Civil Liberties (11,12,13)
Civil Liberties Survey (12,13)
Civil Rights Litigation (11,12,13)
Comparative Constitutional Design (12,13)
Comparative Constitutional Law (11,12,13)
Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1865 (12)
Constitutional History II: The 20th Century (12)
Constitutional Issues in Higher Education (12)
Constitutional Law II: Law and Theory of Equal Protection (12)
Constitutional Law II: Religious Liberty (11,12,13)
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press (12)
Constitutional Rights of Corporations (13)
Constitutional Structure (12)
Constitutional Theory (12,13)
Constitutionalism: History and Jurisprudence (11,12,13)
Criminal Law in the Supreme Court (11,12,13)
Criminal Procedure Survey (11,12,13)
Defamation (11,12)
Direct Democracy (11,12)
Disability Law (12)
Education Law, Policy and Inequality (11,12)
Emerging Growth Companies and Venture Capital Financing: Principles and
    Practice (11,12,13)
Environmental Law and Federalism (11,12,13)
Federal Lawyer (11,12,13)
Federal Sentencing (11,12,13)
First Amendment Freedoms (11)
First Amendment Theory (11,12)
Government Finance: Debt, Budgets and Power (12)
Habeas Corpus (11,13)
International Agreements (JAG) (11)
Issues in Poverty Law (11,12)
Judicial Decision-Making: Judicial Modesty (12)
Judicial Review (13)
Judicial Role in American History (11,12)
Law and Education (11)
Law and Higher Education (11,12,13)
Law of Politics (11,12)
Law of War (11,12,13)
Law of the Police (12,13)
Lawyers and the Civil Rights Movement (11)
Local Government Law (11,12)
Lochner Era (11)
Media and the Courts (12)
Monetary Constitution (13)
Money and Rights (12)
Poverty and the Constitution (12)
Presidential Powers (11,12,13)
Privacy and Surveillance (12)
Profiling (13)
Property, Economic Rights and the Constitution (11)
Punishment in Law and Culture (11)
Race and Law (11,12,13)
Race and the Constitution in American History (11)
Regulating Public Space in Historical and Theoretical Perspective (12)
Regulation of the Political Process (11,13)
Religion, Democracy, and Law (11,12)
Right to Education in U.S.: Real or Hollow? (12,13)
Rule of Law: Controlling Government (11,12)
Sovereign Debt Crises (12)
Special Education Law (11)
Supreme Court Decisionmaking: A Case Study (13)
Supreme Court from Warren to Roberts (11,12,13)
Supreme Court Justices and the Art of Judging (11,12,13)
Supreme Court: October Term (11)
Textualism and Its Critics (11,12)
Virginia and the Constitution (11,12,13)
What Lawyers Can Learn from the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King: Looking Back;
    Looking Forward (11)
Wrongful Convictions (11)

CLINICS

Family Resource Clinic (11,12)
First Amendment Clinic (11,12,13)
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic (11,12,13)

LEGAL HISTORY
American Legal History (11,12)
American Legal Realism (13)
American Social and Legal History (12)
An American Half-Century (12,13)
Analysis of the Military Criminal Legal System (JAG) (11)
Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1865 (12,13)
Constitutional History II: The 20th Century (12)
Crime and Punishment in American History (13)
Criminal Law and Regulation of Vice (11)
European Legal Systems (11,12)
Judicial Role in American History (11,12,13)
Lawyers and the Civil Rights Movement (11,13)
Legal History: Transnational and Imperial Contexts to 1850 (11,13)
Legal History Colloquium (11)
Lochner Era (11,13)
Regulating Public Space in Historical and Theoretical Perspective (12)
Virginia and the Constitution (11,12,13)


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