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66_fall21_constitutional_law

Contact:

Email me: jason.leggett@kbcc.cuny.edu

Office Hour Zoom: Mondays 11-12: click here to join

CE 1:

https://forms.gle/13goT7N3L9VWqhri9

For a course outline with assignments and due dates, click here.

For the course syllabus, click here.

For course videos, click here.

 

Midterm Exam: https://forms.gle/yoWdu7NvmQmPHgVr6

 

Syllabus Video:

 

Week one Learning Outcomes:

1. You should be becoming familiar with the routines, norms, and activities of the course.

2. You should be thinking about how constitutionally approved enslavement of West Africans as property informs modern day political tensions, discriminations, and calls for the abolition of private property, incarceration, and policing.

3. You should be able to identify your biases, assumptions, and previous learning as to initial beliefs about constitutional law that will be challenged, reformed, and advanced in this course.

Week Three Grade based on Diagnostic, Activities, and Participation. This is 15% of your final grade and will be graded as A, B, C, or D.

Draft 1 of Paper Due before Midterm. This will represent 10% of your final grade and will be graded as A, B, C, D.

Grading.
Midterm Grade based on Exam, Activities, Assignments and Participation. This is 20% of your final grade and will be grades as A, B, C, or D.

Civic Engagement proposal due at Midterm. This is 5% of your final grade and will be grades as A or F, meaning submitted or incomplete.

Civic Engagement Final Reflection Assignment. This is 10% of your final grade.

Final Draft of Paper Due before Final Exam. This is 25% of your final grade.

Final Exam. This is 15% of your final grade.

Materials:

The typical law book is over $300. Luckily, I have put together a book that uses excerpts from legal cases and social science readings that are framed around diversity, equity, and inclusion. This book is under $70 and you can use an ASAP voucher to purchase.

The Law and Identity Reader: Cultivating Understanding, Agency, and Advocacy (First Edition) is published and distributed by Cognella, Inc.

Purchase your course material here: https://store.cognella.com/81810-1B-NI-008

 

Contact:

Email me: jason.leggett@kbcc.cuny.edu

Office Hour Zoom: Mondays 11-12: click here to join

Welcome Video: