Curriculum

American Constitutional Law for Foreign Lawyers

B570 is taught by D. Gjerdingen

It is intended for LLM and SJD students interested in a general survey course in American Constitutional law. It will cover most topics covered on the MBE. This includes the history of the Constitution, judicial review, modern federal power under the commerce clause, separation of powers, federalism issues such as dormant commerce clause and article IV privileges and immunities, modern equal protection and due process, as well as First Amendment speech and religion. A special emphasis will be placed, as well, on background American history for major Constitutional cases.

No prerequisites.