Advanced Constitutional Law


This course will cover topics in constitutional law that aren't addressed in detail in first-year survey courses. Likely topics include: standing and political question doctrine; commerce-clause limits on state regulation of interstate commerce (a.k.a the "dormant" or "negative" commerce-clause cases); selected separation-of-powers issues such as impeachment; voting and selected election-law issues; substantive due process cases concerning family and assisted suicide; procedural due process; the Second and Eleventh Amendments; selected First Amendment issues not covered in the dedicated First Amendment course; and the state action doctrine.
Fall 2017: LAW JD 782 , Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2017
A1Hugh W. Baxter3Mon,Wed11:00 am - 12:25 pmLAW203