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    • 21411-01
    • Reading the Constitution: Method and Substance
    • Amar
    • Mon 10:10 AM-12:00 PM
      Wed 10:10 AM-12:00 PM
    • 4
    • -
    • open enrollment
    • exam with paper option
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    Reading the Constitution: Method and Substance (21411). 4 units. An advanced constitutional law course focusing intently on the Constitution itself (as distinct from the case law interpreting it, sometimes quite loosely). The course will begin by studying the document itself in exquisite detail, Article by Article, and Amendment by Amendment. The main text for this segment of the course will be Amar, America's Constitution: A Biography (2005). The course will then canvass various methods of constitutional interpretation (associated, for example, with writings by Ackerman, Amar, Balkin, Black, Bobbitt, Ely, Tribe, Rubenfeld, Siegel, and Strauss). Self-scheduled examination or paper option. A.R. Amar.

    Location: SLB - 110 (Mon)
    SLB - 110 (Wed)
    Grade mode: graded
    CRN: 20052
    Exam: 5/01/2017 - 5/15/2017
    Questions available online
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