Constitutional Law

Section 2B, Spring 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 33/33
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course introduces several major doctrines, principles, themes, and theoretical debates of American constitutional law. Topics include constitutional interpretation, judicial review, federalism, separation of powers, equal protection, substantive due process, the right to bear arms, and the free exercise and establishment of religion. Students should not only learn the doctrinal rules we cover but also understand the underlying principles and theoretical debates that inform and shape those rules.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Fixed
Description: Fixed exam at end of semester.
Final Exam Notes:

Fixed exam at end of semester.


Written Work Product
Written Work Product: None

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

Schedule No.
118210364
Law No.
LAW6001
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Concentrations: Core Foundational
Public Syllabus Link: None
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