This seminar will focus on core ideas in U.S. Constitutional Law such as means/ends analysis, institutional competence, rights definitions, juridical techniques for limiting governmental powers and more. The seminar will draw from a multitude of different sources--historical writings, contemporaneous press accounts, learned treatises, oral arguments, law review articles, and key judicial opinions such as McCullough v. Maryland, Lochner v. New York, Brown v. Board of Education. Students will be expected to become experts on a discrete chosen topic.
No sections exist for this course.