This course introduces students to the constitutional principles that govern the relationship between individuals and the state. It explores the concept of national citizenship and examines the limits on governmental action imposed by the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment, as well as by the First Amendment. The course also introduces the state action doctrine and the power of Congress and the courts to remedy constitutional violations.
|529E (CRN: 25594) Credits: 3|
Spring, 2014 (Evening).