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JD Graduation Requirements

This course typically satisfies all or some of the following JD graduation requirements:
  • Writing

Language of Constitutional Law

In this seminar we will look at the language that Americans use, in judicial opinions and elsewhere, to discuss constitutional issues. What are the assumptions about law, race, sex, wealth and poverty, individualism and community, and personal identity embodied in that language? The seminar will require weekly response papers. Limit: sixteen students.

Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.