Course Descriptions

Legal Studies

LES 304
Constitutional Law
3 credits

This course examines the United States Constitution and its broad framework. Specific topics of review include the powers of each branch of government, judicial review of Congressional enactments, separation of powers, the relationship between the federal government and the states, the limitations of the federal government’s interference with private transactions, and the concept of state action which underpins all the limitations on the governmental power of the Constitution. The course also explores individual rights under each of the amendments.

Prerequisite(s): LES 226