Constitutional Law | Outline

Date/ Week Readings & Assignments pages
3.6 – 3.10 Getting to Know You

Opening Lecture: Originalism & Foreign Policy – Palestine

If the War Goes On Read Aloud

1-4 & 98-101
3.13 – 3.17 I’m tired of being labelled

Robert Mapplethorpe & Miller v. California

5-7
3.20 – 3.24 Scott v. Sandford

Making Meaning Out of Difference

7-11
3.27 – 3.31 Just Mercy & Film: 13th

Reflection

1-66
4.3 – 4.7 Just Mercy

Building Community through Dialogue: conflict resolution

67-114
4.10 – 4.14 Spring Break
4.17 – 4.21 Just Mercy and Due Process Review

Feedback in small groups (how are you learning?)

44 & website
4.24 – 4.28 Brown v. Board Doll Studies

Just Mercy

Evening Class: Online Environmental-Constitutional Law Presentation (no physical class)

Extra Credit: Wednesday 3PM or Thursday 3PM in Mac Rotunda: write a brief reflection.

45-47

115 – 162

5.1 – 5.5 Power of Self Definition

Just Mercy

47-54

163 – end

5.8 – 5.12 Planned Parenthood

Going South

54-55

31-56

5.15 – 5.19 Ginsburg Clerk

You Have to Work Harder

Going South

55-63

127

57-91

5.22 – 5.26 In Those Years

Going South

Declaration v. Lincoln’s Portrait

63 & website

91-end

64-67

5.29 – 6.2 Marbury v. Madison

Behavioral Theory of Organizations

The Protestor

67-70

70-80

110-122

6.5 – 6.9 Federalist Number 47

Confronting Class

Plessy v. Ferguson

80-84

84-98

101 – 102

6.12 – 6.16 Looking for Palestine: reflection on your identity, agency, and advocacy for a civic future

Final Exam