LAW Constitutional Law: The Fourteenth Amendment
Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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Constitutional Law: The Fourteenth Amendment
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Key Elective : Students interested in civil liberty issues and the protection of those rights should consider taking one or more courses in constitutional law. This course focuses on the rights outlined in the Fourteenth Amendment, particularly the right to equal protection and substantive due process.
General course Description:
This course examines various aspects of the Fourteenth Amendment, with special attention paid to equal protection and substantive due process. Topics addressed will include equal protection in relation to race, gender, and sexual orientation, among others, and substantive due process in relation to procreation, sexuality, and relationships. The state action doctrine will also be covered.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law
Course Frequency: Offered once a year