Arizona Constitutional Law

SLN #: 11564
Course Prefix: LAW-658
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Bender

Course Description:
This course addresses the general character of the Arizona Constitution and the most important ways in which it is different from the United States Constitution. The main topics will be Arizona’s unique constitutional system of direct democracy, the constitutional separation among the three branches of Arizona government, and constitutional rights protected by the Arizona Constitution that are different from, or more extensive than, rights protected by the U.S. Constitution. Class discussion will focus as much as possible on current cases and controversies.

There is no casebook for this course. The up-to-date text of the Arizona Constitution will be available in the Copy Center at the beginning of the semester. Judicial opinions applying and interpreting the Arizona Constitution and other relevant materials will be accessed through the internet.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: No
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Unsecure
Mid Term Or Other Exam: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: No
Participation Points: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.