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., 2013-14 is coded (14), 2014-15 is coded (15) and 2015-16 is coded (16).

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Advanced Campaign Finance (15,16)
Advanced Topics in Constitutional Law (16)
Advanced Topics in the First Amendment (Religion Clauses) (14,15)
American Constitutional Development (14)
Business and Governmental Tort Liability (15)
Civil Liberties Seminar(14,15,16)
Civil Liberties Survey (14,15)
Civil Rights Litigation (14,15,16)
Civil War and the Constitution (15)
Civil War and the Constitution Seminar (14)
Comparative Constitutional Design (14,16)
Comparative Constitutional Law Seminar (14,15,16)
Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1865 (16)
Constitutional History II: The Twentieth Century (15)
Constitutional Interpretation (16)
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press (14,15,16)
Constitutional Law II: Law and the Theory of Equal Protection (14,16)
Constitutional Law II: Parents, Children and Reproduction (14)
Constitutional Law II: Poverty (16)
Constitutional Law II: Religious Liberty (14,15,16)
Constitutional Theory (14,15,16)
Constitutionalism: History and Jurisprudence (14,15,16)
Constitution-Making (15)
Criminal Procedure Survey (14,15,16)
Death Penalty (16)
Defamation (14,15,16)
Federal Sentencing (14,15,16)
Federalism (15)
First Amendment and the Scholarly Process (14,15)
First Amendment Theory (16)
Habeas Corpus (14,16)
Judicial Role in American History (14,16)
Land Use Law (14,15)
Law and Higher Education (14,15,16)
Law of Armed Conflict (14,15,16)
Law of the Police (14,15,16)
Legal History of the 1960s (16)
Legislation (14,15,16)
Lochner Era (15)
Monetary Constitution Seminar (14,15,16)
Money and Rights (15,16)
Originalism and its Critics (16)
Presidential Powers (14,15)
Profiling (14)
Race and Law (14,15,16)
Readings in Constitutional Law (14)
Regulation of the Political Process (14,15,16)
Right to Education in U.S.: Real or Hollow? (14,16)
Slavery and the Constitution (14)
Special Education Law (14)
State Tax in the U.S. and EU (14,15)
Supreme Court Decisionmaking (14)
Supreme Court from Warren to Roberts (14,15,16)
Supreme Court Justices and the Art of Judging (14,15,16)
Supreme Court: October Term (14,15,16)
Virginia and the Constitution (14,15,16)

CLINICS

Appellate Litigation Clinic (14,15,16)
First Amendment Clinic (14,15,16)
Supreme Court Litigation Clinic (14,15,16)

LEGAL HISTORY
An American Half-Century (14,15,16)
Civil War and the Constitution (15)
Civil War and the Constitution Seminar (14)
Colloquium in American Legal History (16)
Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1865 (16)
Constitutional History II: The Twentieth Century (15)
Crime and Punishment (14,16)
Global Legal History (15)
International Ifs in the Mid-20th Century (14,15)
Judicial Role in American History (14,16)
Learning from the Holocaust: Law, History and Responsibility (15)
Legal History Colloquium (14)
Legal History of the 1960s (16)
Race and Law: Landmark Cases (14)
Roman Law of Delict (16)
Slavery and the Constitution (14)
Stocks to Cellblocks: American Punishment Since 1776 (15,16)
Virginia and the Constitution (14,15,16)