American Constitutional Law|
This course is an examination of the historical development and constitutional principles of American government including inquiries into federalism, national and state powers, separation of powers, checks and balances, and due process. The primary focus will be on case law of the Supreme Court from the Marshall Court to the present.
Effective Citizenship, Interpretation
this course enhances the stated capabilities, as well as several others, and makes one a better, more complete human being.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GOVT)(GOVT-American)(HRAD-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Kommers, Finn, and Jacobsohn, AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, 3rd edition (hardcover or volume #1 in paperback)
Packets of edited cases and excerpted law journal articles, selected books.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
One short paper, one long moot court assignment, and one final examination. Attendance at one moot court is mandatory.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Class participation will count as a portion of the grade.
|Instructor(s): Finn,John E. Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: PAC421; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 25||SR major: 7||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: -5||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 7||JR non-major: 4||SO: 2||FR: X|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 11||1st Ranked: 1||2nd Ranked: 4||3rd Ranked: 1||4th Ranked: 2||Unranked: 3|