Constitutional Law

Constitutional Law

CLE Hours: 
1.5
CLE Credit: 
Substantive
Course Level: 
Basic

Constitutional Law will focus on the structure of the Constitution and why it was written the way it was. 

Areas to be covered are the purposes behind both the 5th and 14th Amendments and all the protections for the accused contained in the 5th Amendment, including Procedural and Substantive Due Process. Furthermore, discussion will revolve around the Separation of Powers, the Incorporation Doctrine, and the Equal Protection Clause. This session will analyze and debate some key Supreme Court rulings under the 5th and 14th Amendments, including Brown v. Board of Education, Miranda v. Arizona and the Supreme Court ruling on Gay Marriage.