University of Wisconsin–Madison

731 Constitutional Law I - §004, Spring 2013

Categories: Constitutional Law

Instructor(s) Weston, Cheryl Rosen

Covers the basic structure of government in the United States, with emphasis on the federal government. Includes the role of the federal courts and the doctrine of judicial review; the rise of federal power, as reflected particularly in shifting definitions of "interstate commerce," the doctrine of separation of powers, with emphasis on current issues of legislative and executive branch authority; and judicial and other limitations on the exercise of authority by the states.

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