Constitutional Law and Legal History

Constitutional Law and Legal History

Constitutional Law and Legal History

Constitution

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 pervious, current and next academic years. Numbers in parentheses indicate which academic year(s) the courses were offered, i.e., 2018-19 is coded (19), 2019-20 is coded (20) and 2020-2021 is coded (21). (SC) stands for short course and (YR) stands for yearlong.

Constitutional Law

Administrative Law (19,20,21)
Advanced Campaign Finance (19,21)
Advanced Topics in Law of the Police (21)
Advanced Topics in the First Amendment (Religion Clauses) (21)
An American Half-Century (19,20,21)
Balancing Public Safety and Civil Liberties: Law Enforcement Policymaking (21)
Business and Governmental Tort Liability (19)
Cause Lawyers in American History (21)
Civil Rights History From Plessy to Brown (21)
Civil Rights Litigation (19,20,21)
Comparative Constitutional Law (19,20,21)
Constitutional Crises (SC) (19)
Constitutional Law and Economics (20)
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press (19,20,21)
Constitutional Law II: Religious Liberty (19,20,21)
Constitutional Law II: Survey of Civil Liberties (19,20)
Constitutionalism: History and Jurisprudence (19,20,21)
Constitutionalism: Nation, Culture and Constitutions (19,20,21)
Criminal Procedure Survey (19,20,21)
Death Penalty (20)
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (SC) (20)
Discrimination Theory (21)
Education Law and Policy (19)
Education Law Survey (19,20,21)
Eigth Amendment Death Penalty Law (21)
English Legal History to 1776 (19,21)
Federal Sentencing (SC) (19,20,21)
Global Legal History (19,20)
Government Secrecy (20,21)
Introduction to American Law for LL.M.s (20,21)
Law and American History: From Reconstruction through the 1920s (19)
Law and American History: From the Colonial Years through the Civil War (19)
Law in American History: Twentieth Century (20,21)
Land Use Law (19,20,21)
Law of Armed Conflict (19,20,21)
Law of Corruption (21)
Law of the Police (19,20)
Legal History of the Founding Period (20)
Legal History of U.S. Civil Rights Movement (20)
Legislation (19,20,21)
Legislation and Regulation (19,20,21)
Monetary Constitution Seminar (19,20)
Negotiating Constitutions (SC) (20)
Presidential Powers (19,20,21)
Pretrial Litigation Skills: Civil Rights (21)
Privacy (21)
Race, Education and Opportunity (20,21)
Race, Law and the Southern City (20)
Racial Justice and Law (19,20,21)
Regulation of the Political Process (19,21)
Sovereignty, the Rule of Law and Emergency Rule (20)
Supreme Court from Warren to Roberts (19,20,21)
Supreme Court Justices and the Art of Judging (19,20,21)
Understanding Police Use of Force: Investigation and Litigation Concepts (SC) (19,20,21)
Urban Legal History (19)
Virginia and the Constitution (SC) (19,20)
World War I (19,21)
Writing Legal History (19,20)

CLINICS

Appellate Litigation Clinic (YR) (19,20,21)
Civil Rights Clinic (YR) (19,20,21)
First Amendment Clinic (YR) (20,21)
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic (YR) (19,20,21)

 

Legal History

American Legal History Seminar (18)
An American Half-Century (18,19,20)
Asian Americans and Legal Ideology (SC) (18)
Civil War and the Constitution (18)
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (SC) (20)
English Legal History to 1776 (18,19)
Global Legal History (19,20)
Law and American History: From Reconstruction through the 1920s (19)
Law and American History: From the Colonial Years through the Civil War (19)
Law in American History: Twentieth Century (20)
Legal History and the Scholarly Process (YR) (18)
Legal History of the Founding Period (18,20)
Legal History of U.S. Civil Rights Movement (20)
Monetary Constitution Seminar (18,19,20)
Race, Law and the Southern City (20)
Twentieth-Century Legal Thought (18)
Urban Legal History (19)
Virginia and the Constitution (SC) (18,19,20)
World War I (18,19)
Writing Legal History (19,20)

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