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2020-2021 Law Catalog 
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LAW 8005 - Constitutional Law

The object of this course is to present the constitutional problems raised by the relationship of each of the branches of the federal government to one another and those presented by the relationship between the federal government and the states, and to provide a limited analysis of the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment (exclusive of criminal due process questions). Specifically, the course covers Articles I, II and III of the Constitution and the related problems of the federal courts in operation, the powers of Congress and the president, and the controls of each over the other, and state powers as they are affected by the existence or exercise of federal powers.  The course will also cover constitutional developments in due process and equal protection with particular reference to the rights of the individual against state and federal authority.

Prerequisites & Notes
This course is only available to students in the on-line program.

Credits: 3

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