Constitutional Law and Legal History

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., 2014-15 is coded (15), 2015-16 is coded (16) and 2016-17 is coded (17).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Advanced Campaign Finance (15,16,17)
Advanced Topics in Constitutional Law (16)
Advanced Topics in the First Amendment (Religion Clauses) (15)
Business and Governmental Tort Liability (15,17)
Civil Liberties Seminar (15,16,17)
Civil Liberties Survey (15)
Civil Rights Litigation (15,16,17)
Civil War and the Constitution (15)
Coercion (17)
Comparative Constitutional Design (16,17)
Comparative Constitutional Law Seminar (15,16,17)
Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1865 (16,17)
Constitutional History II: The Twentieth Century (15)
Constitutional Interpretation (16)
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press (15,16,17)
Constitutional Law II: Law and the Theory of Equal Protection (16)
Constitutional Law II: Money and Constitutional Rights (17)
Constitutional Law II: Poverty (16)
Constitutional Law II: Religious Liberty (15,16,17)
Constitutional Law II: Survey of Civil Liberties (17)
Constitutional Theory (15,16)
Constitutionalism: History and Jurisprudence (15,16,17)
Constitution-Making (15)
Criminal Procedure Survey (15,16,17)
Death Penalty (16,17)
Defamation (15,16,17)
Discrimination Theory (17)
Education Rights and Enforcement (17)
Federal Sentencing (15,16,17)
Federalism (15)
First Amendment and the Scholarly Process (15)
First Amendment Theory (16)
Government Secrecy (17)
Habeas Corpus (16)
Judicial Role in American History (16,17)
Land Use Law (15,17)
Law and Higher Education (15,16)
Law of Armed Conflict (15,16,17)
Law of the Police (15,16,17)
Legal History of the 1960s (16)
Legislation (15,16,17)
LGBTQ Rights Before and After Obergefell (17)
Lochner Era (15)
Monetary Constitution Seminar (15,16,17)
Money and Rights (15,16)
Originalism and its Critics (16)
Presidential Powers (15,17)
Race and Law (15,16)
Racial Justice and Law (17)
Regulation of the Political Process (15,16,17)
Right to Education in U.S.: Real or Hollow? (16)
Separation of Church and State (17)
Slavery and the Constitution (17)
State Tax in the U.S. and EU (15)
Supreme Court from Warren to Roberts (15,16,17)
Supreme Court Justices and the Art of Judging (15,16,17)
Supreme Court: October Term (15,16,17)
Virginia and the Constitution (15,16,17)

CLINICS

Appellate Litigation Clinic (15,16,17)
First Amendment Clinic (15,16,17)
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic (15,16,17)

LEGAL HISTORY
American Legal History Seminar (17)
An American Half-Century (15,16,17)
Civil War and the Constitution (15)
Colloquium in American Legal History (16)
Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1865 (16,17)
Constitutional History II: The Twentieth Century (15)
Constitutionalism: History and Jurisprudence (17)
Comparative Constitutional Law (17)
Crime and Punishment in American History (16,17)
Global Legal History (15)
International Ifs in the Mid-Twentieth Century (15)
Judicial Role in American History (17)
Learning from the Holocaust: Law, History and Responsibility (15)
Legal History of the 1960s (16)
Legal History and the Scholarly Process (16,17)
The Monetary Constitution (17) 
Roman Law of Delict (16)
Roman Law of Family and Status (17)
Slavery and the Constitution (17)
Stocks to Cellblocks: American Punishment Since 1776 (15,16)
Supreme Court from Warren to Roberts (16)
Supreme Court Justices and the Art of Judging (17)
Virginia and the Constitution (15,16,17)