Cj335 Constitutional Law 4 credits
The course involves an introduction to the constitution itself, its background, structure and history. Article III, the judicial article, will be particularly studied. The exercise of judicial power through the doctrine of judicial review of the acts of the President, Congress and states will be examined. An investigation of the separation of powers as demonstrated by the doctrines of executive privilege and immunity are investigated. Additionally, timely case studies will be selected such as abortion rights, enemy combatants and advice and consent clause will be considered for investigation.