Course Details

American Legal Studies:Con Law

This is a two-credit course exclusively for students seeking the LLM degree, and it satisfies the graduation requirement of a course in American Legal Studies. This course will provide an introduction to U.S. federal constitutional law. Areas of emphasis will include the theory and practice of judicial review, including approaches to constitutional interpretation; separation of powers, with emphases on congressional powers and the reserved powers of the states; and, as time permits, an introduction to individual rights protected in the federal bill of rights. The course will emphasize the manner in which U.S. constitutional law affects business development and business litigation. Evaluation: Final Examination Teaching Method: Lecture and discussion Prerequisites: None.

Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 922
Additional Course Information: LLM Candidates only


Course History

Fall 2017
Title: American Legal Studies:Con Law
Faculty: Speta, James B. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 38

Fall 2016
Title: American Legal Studies:Con Law
Faculty: Speta, James B. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 53

Fall 2015
Title: American Legal Studies:Con Law
Faculty: Speta, James B. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 49