611.18 Readings: State Constitutionalism and Localism

This one-credit readings course will focus on the doctrinal and theoretical issues surrounding state constitutional law and localism. We will address issues such as interpretation of state constitutions; state constitutions as the source of both negative and positive rights; the "new preemption" of local government; the role of mayors and municipal government is setting public policy, political polarization and localism, and related topics. Class will meet every other week. Evaluation will be based on class participation and reflection papers. C/NC.

Spring 2020

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room
611.18
Course Credits
Reflective Writing
Class participation
Darrell A. H. Miller Tu 4:00-5:50PM 3210
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.611.18.Sp20
Email list: law.611.18.sp20@sakai.duke.edu
Course
Course
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - Public Interest
Course Areas of Practice
Course Areas of Practice