LAWU 120

Constitutional Law

3 Unit(s)

Constitutional Law focuses on developing knowledge of constitutional law and litigation as well as skills related to legal analysis, professionalism, and practical legal writing. The course will introduce students to a wide range of substantive knowledge, including the following: the role and purpose of constitutions generally and the influences and history of the U.S. Constitution; the purpose and function of the U.S. federal judicial, executive, and legislative branches; the reach and application of the federal Constitution in relation to all levels of government action and private conduct; and the history and importance of federal jurisprudence related to separation of powers, federalism, substantive due process, and equal protection. Corequisite(s): LAWU 100. Cross-listed with and equivalent to the following course. (Note: no academic credit is awarded for retaking equivalent course.): LAW 320.