Duquesne University School of Law

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I, 2 credits

Required Course: Upper Division Students
Course Requirement: exam
Required: Fall semester of the second year for all students

This course introduces the student to the basic concepts of Federal Constitutional Law.  Emphasis is placed upon both structural constitutional law, that is, the law that constitutes the government, and protection of individual rights and liberties, including the examination of due process, equal protection and the First Amendment. Where pertinent, portions of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and its interpretation by the Pennsylvania courts are also discussed.

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