Law 475 - U.S. Constitutional Law for Foreign Lawyers
Peter L. Reich
Academic Director, Law & Communication Intensive
M.A. UCLA, 1977
J.D. UC Berkeley, 1985
Ph.D. UCLA, 1991
This course is open only to LL.M. students. The class provides an introduction to American Constitutional Law in its historical, social, and political context. It surveys the U.S. Supreme Court's treatment of judicial review, the federal structure, the Commerce Clause, taxing and spending, presidential power, individual rights and the states, economic regulation, and equal protection. Strategies for analyzing Constitutional Law questions on the California and New York bar examinations will also be emphasized.
LL.M. students will learn to analyze US Constitutional Law problems in litigation and transactional contexts where such issues arise, both domestically and internationally. They will also learn strategies for answering Constitutional Law questions on the California and New York bar examinations.
|Peter Reich||19F||475||LEC 1||R 3:20 PM - 5:20 PM||2.0||No||No|
|Limited to foreign LLM students. Enrollment processed through the Graduate Studies Office.|
|Peter Reich||20S||475||LEC 1||R 3:20 PM - 5:20 PM||2.0||No||No|
|Course limited to foreign LLM students. Enrollment processed through the Graduate Studies Office.|
|Textbook for Fall 2019 LEC 1|
Farber and Siegel. United States Constitutional Law
ISBN: 9781640208018. Foundation Press. REQUIRED $46.00
Notes: Part of West Academic Study Aids database.