Spring 2012 Section 003
Law 131: Constitutional Law: The Founding

Schedule: Day Class
Instructor(s):
Claeys, Eric
Credit Hours: 2
CRN: 19865
Day(s): Tuesday
Location: Hazel Hall 120
Time: 10:00am-11:50am
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Online: Online access through TWEN
Notes:
Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: 04-30-2012 12:00 noon
Prerequisites: None
General Description:

This is a course in which students read and discuss important documents that illuminate the intellectual and historical context in which the U.S. Constitution was framed. The focus is on primary sources, such as the Magna Carta and the English Bill of Rights, our Declaration of Independence, early state constitutions, Madison's notes of the debates at the Philadelphia Convention, selected writings of the Anti-Federalists, and the complete Federalist Papers.