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Fall 2020
LAW217  DL-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
08-17-2020 - 11-17-2020   MW  10:10 AM-11:50 AM DL

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
Distance Learning
Course Delivery:
Online (all synchronous)
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 (Casebook)
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Feldman & Sullivan
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 20th Edition
    ISBN: 9781683287872
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Welcome to U.S. Constitutional Law II! The assignment must be completed before the first class. The reading is both attached and available on Blackboard. The online assignments are also on Blackboard. • Reading: Bill of Rights and Reconstruction Amendments; District of Columbia v. Heller (2008) excerpt. o The amendment are in Casebook pp. lxvii-lxix or the first fifteen amendments in any US Constitution o The DC v. Heller excerpt is attached and also available on Blackboard under Class 1 • Online assignments: DC v. Heller Quiz; Introduction questionnaire o The DC v. Heller quiz is available on Blackboard under Class 1: the Second Amdt. You should take it until you get all the answers right. Only your last score is recorded. o The Introduction questionnaire is available on Blackboard under Introduction. It is to help me get to know you better. We are using Zoom for our classes. You can also join the Zoom class from Blackboard. See you on Monday, August 17!

    Material:
    Constitutional Law (Casebook)
    Feldman & Sullivan
    20th Edition
    978-1683287872

    Additional Information:
    We are using Zoom for our classes. You can also join the Zoom class from Blackboard. See you on Monday, August 17! DC v. Heller attached
      

    DC v Heller (2008)(ed) (2018) Corbin 1st assignment Fall 2020.pdf

 
Professor(s)

CORBIN, CAROLINE


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