|Constitutional Law Section JA|
MA NCES Code:
|Repeated Semester (Fall: 25 Seats; Spring: 25 Seats; )|
|U.S. History and American Government|
|Certified by NCAA for initial-eligibility (VHS School Code: 221356); Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools; Northwest Accreditation Commission|
|Course Requires a Media Kit to be Shipped to Students:|
|Course Requires a Media Kit to be Purchased by Course Sponsor |
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This Honors Level class explores the history and development of the United States Constitutional legal system. The primary focus will be on the basic principles of law, the judicial system and judicial/political behavior in U.S. history. Central themes of the course focus on the U.S. Supreme Court ‘s interpretation of law, power, and legal precedent. Students will read and listen to condensed versions of selected Supreme Court cases. Contemporary legal issues, including immigration law, and intellectual property law are also examined.
You do not need to be a lawyer to understand this class; you just need an interest in legal systems. This class promises to be enjoyable, with individual as well as group projects exploring the U.S. Constitution . See you in court!