L6467 Military Law and the Constitution

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
No Pre- or Co-Requisites, but Recommended Courses and/or Background: Constitutional Law; Constitutional War Powers; The Legal History of National Security

Other Limitations
None

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • the constitutional foundations of the military and its role in American life doctrinal analysis, including close reading of cases and precedents, and application to facts statutory and regulatory analysis, including close reading of statutes and regulations, and application to facts judicial, legislative and/or administrative processes values-based considerations in law-making the historical development of law and legal institutions the influences of political institutions in law
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in a specific body of law, including major policy concerns
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in doctrinal analysis, including close reading of cases and precedents, and application to facts
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in statutory and regulatory analysis, including close reading of statutes and regulations, and application to facts
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in judicial, legislative and/or administrative processes
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in values-based considerations in law-making
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in the historical development of law and legal institutions
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in the influences of political institutions in law
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in various lawyering skills, for example, oral advocacy, legal writing and drafting, legal research, negotiation, and client communication

General Information

Type: Lecture
Level: Upperclass

Other Sections

Section 001, Spring 2020
M 4:20-6:10 pm
Michel Paradis