Survey of Individual Rights in Constitutional Law

SLN #: 23395
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 021
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Bolick

Course Description:
The course will survey individual rights protected by the United States Constitution other than those covered in Criminal Procedure. Specific areas will include rights protected by the First Amendment (freedom of speech and the press, the free exercise of religion and the prohibition against its establishment); the Second Amendment (the right to keep and bear arms); the Fourteenth Amendment (substantive due process and equal protection). In addition, at the instructor’s discretion, the course might cover the Contracts Clause and the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment.

Students are allowed to take both The First Amendment class and the 14th Amendment class or the Survey of Individual Rights in Constitutional Law. You cannot take all 3 classes.

If you have already taken Constitutional Law II, you can only take either the 1st Amendment or the 14th Amendment class with permission from Dean Williams.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
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 Secure
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.