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Fall 2019
LAW217  B  CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II

Course Description
This course focuses on the individual rights guaranteed by the First Amendment and Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. In particular, we will cover equal protection and substantive due process in the first half of the course, and the religion clauses and free speech clause in the second half. We will also examine methods of interpreting the Constitution.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-12-2019 - 11-21-2019   MTR  11:00 AM-12:20 PM F108

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 4
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Take-home exam.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Bar Course
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Government & Regulation - Basic
Bar Subject(s):
FLORIDA
MBE
Concentration(s):
Immigration, Asylum, and Citizenship Law Area of Focus (Area of Focus)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Area of Focus)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Constitutional Law
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Feldman & Sullivan
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 20th Edition
    ISBN: 9781683287872
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: First Assignment for U.S. Conlaw II Reading: Constitutional Law by Sullivan & Feldman (20th ed. 2019) pp. lxvii-lxix; Handout (Heller excerpt). Main cases and amendments: Bill of Rights and Reconstruction Amendments; District of Columbia v. Heller (2008) (excerpt). The casebook contains the Amendments. The handout, which is attached, contains the Heller case excerpt. There will also be a casebook on reserve at the library.

    Material:
    Book:
    Constitutional Law
    Foundation Press
    Feldman & Sullivan
    20th Edition
    9781683287872

    Additional Information:
    The casebook contains the Amendments. The handout, which is attached, contains the Heller case excerpt. There will also be a casebook on reserve at the library.
      

    DC v Heller (2008)(ed).pdf

 
Professor(s)

CORBIN, CAROLINE


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: ccorbin@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-5443
Office: G373