Course Descriptions

Constitutional Theory Seminar LAW-875

This seminar offers in-depth study of different approaches to constitutional interpretation and different conceptions of the role of the Supreme Court, including the role of judicial review in a democracy. Readings will consist primarily of writings of influential scholars on various aspects of constitutional interpretation. Topics will include: Judicial activism and restraint; Originalism and its critiques; Moral principle; Extrajudicial interpretation of the Constitution
Teaching This Course
The Rader Family Trustee Chair in Law
Course Details
Units 2,3
Grading Options Numeric Only
Exam Type Paper Required
Writing Requirement Yes
Skills/Experiential Requirement No
Enrollment Limit 16

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