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Spring 2020
LAW017  D  U.S. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I

Course Description
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Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-13-2020 - 04-21-2020   TR  3:30 PM-5:20 PM F209

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered every semester

Course Information

Credits: 4
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation:
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Bar Course
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s):
MBE
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking: Cases and Materials
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Brest, Levinson, Balkin, Amar, Siegel
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: 7th edition
    ISBN: 978-1454887492
      
  • Textbook Name: The Federalist Papers
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Hamilton and Madison
    Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
    Edition: Nov 2018
    ISBN: 978-1508481546
      
  • Textbook Name: Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking: Cases and Materials 2019 Supplement
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Brest, Levinson, Balkin, Amar, Siegel
    Publisher: Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: 2019
    ISBN: 978-1543809343
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: The first assignment for Con Law is to: 1. read the preface beginning at p. xxix 2. familiarize your self with the major sections of the Constitution (pp.1-16) 3. read the introduction (pp.17-25) 4. Read Federalist Papers 1-4 The assignment for the 2nd day is pp. 27-55

    Material:
    * Brest, Levinson, Balkin, Amar & Siegel Casebook (Seventh Edition)
    * 2019 Supplement
    * The Federalist Papers (Edited by Clinton Rossiter)
    * In Class Handouts & Distributional Materials (available at the Copy Center)
      

 
Professor(s)

IGLESIAS, ELIZABETH


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: iglesias@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-4050
Office: G269