US Public Law
This introduction to the basic principles of US public law considers constitutional law as developed by the US Supreme Court, from its first cases through recent decisions. The course focuses on developments in public law, such as the standards of due process, both substantive and procedural; civil rights; discrimination; the role of religion in public places; equal protection; the right to counsel; and the “war on terror.” Issues are addressed through extensive reading of Supreme Court decisions.
You'll Walk Away with
- An understanding of the basic principles of US public law
- Knowledge of constitutional law as developed by the US Supreme Court, from its first cases through recent decisions
- Students with little to no knowledge of US public law
- Professionals interested in gaining more knowledge of US public law