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., 2011-12 is coded (12), 2012-13 is coded (13) and 2013-14 is coded (14).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Advanced Campaign Finance (12)
Advanced Topics in the First Amendment (Religion Clauses) (12,13,14)
American Constitutional Development (14)
American Social and Legal History (12)
Citizenship and Group Identity (12,13)
Civil Liberties (12,13,14)
Civil Rights Litigation (12,13,14)
Civil War and the Constitution (14)
Comparative Constitutional Design (12,13,14)
Comparative Constitutional Law (12,13,14)
Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1865 (12)
Constitutional History II: The 20th Century (12)
Constitutional Issues in Higher Education (12)
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press (12,14)
Constitutional Law II: Law and Theory of Equal Protection (12,14)
Constitutional Law II: Parents, Children and Reproduction (14)
Constitutional Law II: Religious Liberty (12,13,14)
Constitutional Law II: Survey of Civil Liberties (12,13,14)
Constitutional Law and the Scholarly Process (14)
Constitutional Rights of Corporations (13)
Constitutional Structure (12)
Constitutional Theory (12,13,14)
Constitutionalism: History and Jurisprudence (12,13,14)
Criminal Law in the Supreme Court (12,13)
Criminal Procedure Survey (12,13,14)
Defamation (12,14)
Direct Democracy (12)
Disability Law (12)
Education Law, Policy and Inequality (12)
Environmental Law and Federalism (12,13)
Federal Lawyer (12,13)
Federal Sentencing (12,13,14)
First Amendment Theory (12)
Government Finance: Debt, Budgets and Power (12)
Habeas Corpus (13,14)
Issues in Poverty Law (12)
Judicial Decision-Making: Judicial Modesty (12)
Judicial Review (13)
Judicial Role in American History (12,14)
Land Use Law (13,14)
Law and Higher Education (12,13,14)
Law of Politics (12)
Law of the Police (12,13,14)
Law of War (12,13,14)
Legislation (12,13,14)
Local Government Law (12)
Media and the Courts (12)
Monetary Constitution (13,14)
Money and Rights (12)
Poverty and the Constitution (12)
Presidential Powers (12,13,14)
Privacy and Surveillance (12)
Profiling (13,14)
Race and Law (12,13,14)
Readings in Constitutional Law (14)
Regulating Public Space in Historical and Theoretical Perspective (12)
Regulation of the Political Process (13,14)
Religion, Democracy, and Law (12)
Right to Education in U.S.: Real or Hollow? (12,13,14)
Rule of Law: Controlling Government (12)
Slavery and the Constitution (14)
Sovereign Debt Crises (12)
Special Education Law (14)
State-Level Individual Income Taxation: U.S. and EU (14)
Supreme Court Decisionmaking (13,14)
Supreme Court from Warren to Roberts (12,13,14)
Supreme Court Justices and the Art of Judging (12,13,14)
Supreme Court: October Term (14)
Textualism and Its Critics (12)
Virginia and the Constitution (12,13,14)

CLINICS

Family Resource Clinic (12)
First Amendment Clinic (12,13, 14)
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic (12,13, 14)

LEGAL HISTORY
American Legal History (12)
American Legal Realism (13)
American Social and Legal History (12)
An American Half-Century (12,13,14)
Civil War and the Constitution (14)
Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1865 (12,13)
Constitutional History II: The 20th Century (12)
Crime and Punishment in American History (13,14)
European Legal Systems (12)
International Ifs in the Long 19th Century (12)
International Ifs in the Mid-20th Century (14)
Judicial Role in American History (12,13,14)
Lawyers and the Civil Rights Movement (13)
Legal History: Transnational and Imperial Contexts to 1850 (13)
Legal History Colloquium (14)
Race and Law: Landmark Cases (14)
Regulating Public Space in Historical and Theoretical Perspective (12)
Slavery and the Constitution (14)
Virginia and the Constitution (12,13,14)

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