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The aim of this course is to introduce students to American constitutional law through the study of landmark Supreme Court decisions on controversial moral issues. The material on the course will be organised in relation to broad themes that will enable students to develop and refine their understanding of major issues in American Constitutional Law. The themes include abortion; homosexuality and same-sex marriage; freedom of religion; affirmative action. The course will also help students to familiarise themselves with the main approaches to constitutional interpretation.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||25 credits (12.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: One 2,500 word essay (25%) and 1 three-hour written examination (75%). Resit: Normally, no resit is available.
One 1,000 word essay for MA Legal Studies students.