×
Alert: All classes for the remainder of the semester will be conducted virtually, and faculty and staff are working remotely until further notice. Given widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in New York City, everyone must observe crucial measures to prevent the virus from spreading further.

L6133 Constitutional Law

Share/email this section

Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
None

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Learning the key constitutional rules and principles pertaining to political structure and several major individual rights
  • Gaining facility in articulating and defending alternative modes of constitutional interpretation
  • Developing legal craft skills in interpreting legal texts and judicial precedents, and in applying texts and precedents to new factual contexts and new legal claims

Secondary Goals

  • Gaining greater understanding of some of the central foundational justifications for legal rules, including arguments about justice, democracy, social welfare, individual autonomy, and collective problem-solving.

General Information

Type: Lecture
Level: Foundation
Areas of Study: Constitutional Law
Additional Attributes: LLM NY Bar Exam Qualifier

Other Sections

Section 001, Fall 2019
TWR 1:20 pm-2:40 pm
Christina D. Ponsa-Kraus

Section 002, Fall 2019
TR 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Philip Hamburger

Section 003, Fall 2019
MTW 1:20 pm-2:40 pm
Mark Barenberg

Section 001, Spring 2020
MTW 2:50 pm-4:10 pm
Jamal Greene

Section 003, Spring 2020
TWR 10:40 am-12:00 pm
Christina D. Ponsa-Kraus