17.245 Constitutional Law: Structures of Power and Individual Rights


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Examines American constitutional law in historical and modern context. Focuses closely on the constitutional text and Supreme Court case law. Explores the allocation of decision-making authority among government institutions, including the distribution of power across the branches of the federal government and between the federal and state governments. Examines the guarantees of individual rights and liberties stemming from the due process, equal protection, and other clauses in the Bill of Rights and post Civil War amendments.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.245 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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