Constitutional Law Courses

The courses listed below provide a taste of the Constitutional Law courses offered at the Law School, although no formal groupings exist in our curriculum. This list includes the courses taught in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years. Not all of these courses are offered every year, but this list will give you a representative sample of the variety of courses we might offer over any two-year period. Other new courses will likely be offered during your time at the Law School. To browse course descriptions for the current year, visit our Students section.


Administrative Law
American Law and the Rhetoric of Race
Civil Rights Clinic: Police Accountability
Comparative Constitutional Design
Comparative Legal Institutions
Conflicts of Law
The Constitution Goes to School 
The Constitution in Congress
Constitutional Law for LL.M. Students 
Constitutional Law I: Governmental Structure
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech
Constitutional Law III: Equal Protection and Substantive Due Process
Constitutional Law IV: Speech and Religion
Constitutional Law V: Freedom of Religion
Corporate and Entrepreneurial Finance
Counterintelligence and Covert Action - Legal and Policy Issues
Criminal Procedure I: The Investigative Process
Criminal Procedure III: Further Issues In Criminal Adjudication
Current Issues in Criminal and National Security Law
Election Law
Employment Discrimination Law
The Evolving Relationship between the Federal Government and the States
Fair Housing 
Federal Courts
Federal Criminal Practice
Federal Criminal Procedure: From Bail to Jail
Feminist Philosophy
Foreign Relations Law
Fourteenth Amendment Seminar
Freedom of Speech in the Digital Age 
From Caliphate to Nation State: A Survey of Modern Muslim Constitutional Thought 
Greenberg Seminar: Democracy’s Limits
Greenberg Seminar: Law and Empire in Historical Perspective 
Greenberg Seminar: Meritocracy? 
Greenberg Seminar: Slavery and its Aftermaths 
Growth, Inequality, and the Welfare State 
Hate Crime 
The History of American Federalism: Origins to the Civil War 
History of Civil Liberties in the United States
Immigration Law 
The Interbellum Constitution
Jenner & Block Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic 
Judicial Federalism 
Law and Practice of Zoning, Land Use, and Eminent Domain
Legislation and Statutory Interpretation
Life (and Death) in the Law 
The Life and Times of the Warren Court
National Security Issues and the Development of Legal Practice Skills
Private Discrimination 
Religion, Law and Politics
Reproductive Health and Justice
The Roberts Court
U.S. Supreme Court: Theory and Practice
When is Political Power Legitimate?
Workshop: Constitutional Law
Workshop: Public Law and Legal Theory
Young Center Immigrant Child Advocacy Clinic