Comparative Constitutional Law: Seminar (20121). 2 units. This seminar will provide a comparative perspective on American constitutional law by looking at analogous case law and institutions from other constitutional democracies including the U.K., Germany, France, Japan, India, Canada, South Africa, Australia, Indonesia, South Korea, Brazil, Italy, Israel, and the European Union. Topics will include amendment mechanisms, secession, judicial review, separation of powers, federalism, fundamental rights, equality, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, comparative procedure, property rights and economic liberties, entitlements to government aid, and guarantees of democracy. The course requirements are a ten-page take-home exam essay and a twenty-five page paper. Permission of the instructors required. Self-scheduled examination and paper required. A. R. Amar and S. G. Calabresi.
Note: Students who are interested in this seminar only need to list this course among permission-of-instructor selections; there is no need otherwise to apply in advance but all interested students should plan to attend the first class meeting. The instructors will then decide who has permission to enroll.
SLB - 112 (Mon) Grade mode: graded CRN: 10455
Exam: 12/14/2015 - 12/22/2015 Name or Id: Id